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Latitude: 52.632 / 52°37'55"N
Longitude: -1.1339 / 1°8'1"W
OS Eastings: 458716
OS Northings: 304154
OS Grid: SK587041
Mapcode National: GBR FGL.ND
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K38L
Entry Name: 9, Welford Place
Listing Date: 4 August 1999
Last Amended: 26 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388268
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476267
Location: Leicester, LE1
County: City of Leicester
Unitary Authority Ward: Castle
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 5804 SE LEICESTER WELFORD PLACE
(North West side)
Businessman's club, now restaurant. 1875-77, with later additions. Designed by Joseph Goddard.
Red brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Basement, 2 storeys and attic. Deep plinth, moulded ground and first floor bands, deep bracketed eaves band. Welford Place front has single window to left with a large 5 window curved section to right. To left moulded ashlar door surround with 4-light ashlar overlight. To right 5 plate glass sash windows with plain lower sash, 2-pane upper sash and 3-pane overlight, all with moulded ashlar lintels with curved corners and decorative roundels above. Above 6 similar windows with segment heads, hood moulds and central bosses. Above again attic to curved section has 5 linked dormer windows with sashes and tall pointed gables. Poklington's Walk front has single window to left, curved 3 window centre and projecting 2 window square bay to right. Left and central sections have similar fenestration to Welford front. Right bay has 2 plain sashes to each floor. INTERIOR has large entrance hall with wood block floor, Victorian marble fireplace and 3 flight staircase with turned balusters and square newels with ball finials. Bar, Billiard room and dining room all retain original doors, doorcases, coving and deep skirting boards.
Listing NGR: SK5871604154
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