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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.


List entry Number: 1074780



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-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188817

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TOWN HALL SQUARE 1. 5304 (West Side) SK 5804 SE 3/201 30.3.72 Town Hall II* GV 2. 1874 to 76. 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 vide, 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, Pickfords, Fountain and War Memorial rearelevations of Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: SK5879504319

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National Grid Reference: SK 58795 04319


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