Town Hall

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1074780
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1972
Statutory Address:
Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG

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Location

Statutory Address:
Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG

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

District:
City of Leicester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 58795 04319

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/05/2018

SK 5804 SE 3/201 TOWN HALL SQUARE (West Side) Town Hall

30.3.72 GV II* 1874 to 1876. By F.J. Hames. Freely designed large detached building of two storeys attic and basement, centre has a second attic. Red brick with yellow stone dressings. Tiled roofs, the centre rises with hipped roofs.

Seventeen window bays wide, all sashes in moulded stone architraves, the centre has end and centre which project slightly, the centre with ornate pedimental gable in stone and stone ground floor with round-arch entrance and balcony above supported on large stone brackets.The wings have attics with pedimental gables with circular lights. Stone segmental pedimented chimney. Tall clock tower over north end, brick with stone clock face stage with pediments over clock faces, and surmounted by cupola.

The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial Square, 7-9 Every Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5879504319

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
188817
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05245/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Arnold. Source Historic England Archive
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