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TOWER AT WEST END OF S D STRETTONS AND SONS LIMITED FACTORY

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: TOWER AT WEST END OF S D STRETTONS AND SONS LIMITED FACTORY

List entry Number: 1074065

Location

TOWER AT WEST END OF S D STRETTONS AND SONS LIMITED FACTORY, CASTLE STREET

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

County:

District: City of Leicester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188591

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CASTLE STREET 1. 5304 Tower at West End of S.D Strettons and Sons SK 5804 SW 2/219 Ltd Factory II GV 2. 1890. Architect Bedingfield? Tall red brick tower, rectangular on plan, rising one storey and attic above four storey and basement factory, and attached to factory. Octagonal corner turrets corbelled out with trefoil headed parelled sides and stone trefoil-headed windows, rising into steep- pitched chateau-style roof with pinnacles. Stone entrance feature with moulded three-central arch with carving over, side lights and stone mullion window over. Groups well with Church of St Mary-de-Castro.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross in garden of Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in The Newarke form a group.



Listing NGR: SK5833504219

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National Grid Reference: SK 58335 04219

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