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59 Highcross Street

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 59 Highcross Street

List entry Number: 1074011


59, Highcross Street, Leicester, LE1 4PG

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Leicester

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Sep-1990

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188664

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/07/2018

SK 5804 7/119 HIGHCROSS STREET (east side) No 59

(Formerly listed as Nos 59 and 59 1/2, HIGH CROSS STREET, previously listed as No 59)


II Large town house. Late C18. Red brick; slate roof. Central entrance hall with stairs to rear; service area to left contained within main range and converted into a separate dwelling in early-mid C19. Three storeys.

Exterior: five-window range, regular, originally symmetrical. Moulded eaves cornice; plat band. All windows under wedge brick arches; twelve-pane hornless sashes to first floor; Nine-pane to second floor. Much altered shop front (at time of survey). Ground floor rendered with two renewed twelve-pane sash windows to right of central doorway with bricked-in side panels under large semi-circular traceried fanlight. Left return with unhorned sash windows; slightly projecting stepped porch, the doorway moulded with plain glazed fanlight; six-panel door. Right hand wall rebuilt.

Interior: (partly inspected) with dog-leg stair (moulded tread ends, stick balusters and turned newels); deeply chamfered ceiling beams; some cornices and a simple marble fireplace surround to first floor. Gypsum floor to attic.

Listing NGR: SK5834604643

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National Grid Reference: SK 58346 04643


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