Fountain, Town Hall Square


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Statutory Address:
Fountain, Town Hall Square, Leicester


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Statutory Address:
Fountain, Town Hall Square, Leicester

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

City of Leicester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 58829 04342


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/08/2018

SK 5804 SE 3/342

TOWN HALL SQUARE (Centre) Fountain GV II Dated 1879. Designed by F.J. Hames, the architect of the Town Hall. Cast iron on stone base. Four large winged lions surrounding Ionic columned central pedestal, surmounted by shallow bowl with foliage decoration, out of which rises pilastered pedestal surmounted by smaller bowl with central fountain finial. Stands in circular pond at centre of Town Hall Square. Presented to the Borough by High Bailiff Israel Hart.

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

Listing NGR: SK5882904342


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05245/26
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