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Jewry Wall Museum

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: Jewry Wall Museum

List entry Number: 1074755


Jewry Wall Museum, 156-160, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, LE1 4LB

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: 30-Mar-1993

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Aug-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188867

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/08/2018

SK 58 04 SW 718/2/10014

LEICESTER ST NICHOLAS CIRCLE No 156-160, Jewry Wall Museum

(Formerly listed as Vaughan College, University of Leicester including Jewry Wall Museum ST NICHOLAS STREET, previously listed under TALBOT LANE) II Former college of education with museum to ground floor. 1960-62. Trevor Dannatt. Brown brick with board-marked reinforced concrete. Flat roofs. Two and three storeys. L-plan two storey range to west with museum to ground floor. The museum has board-marked concrete barrel vaults running lengthways along the ceiling and the external walkway ceiling, resting on expressed beams. Ground floor with deeply recessed floor to ceiling glazing. Upper floor with horizontal strip windows. North wing raised on pilotis with horizontal strip windows. Timber window frames.

Listing NGR: SK5818004461

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dannatt, T, Trevor Dannatt: Buildings and Interiors, (1951), 72

National Grid Reference: SK 58180 04461


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