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Fountain, Town Hall Square

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: Fountain, Town Hall Square

List entry Number: 1074781

Location

Fountain, Town Hall Square, Leicester

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: 188819

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SK 58829 04342

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