New Walk Museum

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074797

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Statutory Address: New Walk Museum, 53, New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

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Location

Statutory Address: New Walk Museum, 53, New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

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 59127 03818

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History

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Details

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SK 5903 9/83

NEW WALK (South West Side) No 53, New Walk Museum

(Formerly listed as Museum (including Lord Mayor's Rooms) NEW WALK)

5.1.50 GV II Built in 1836 as a Nonconformist Proprietory School and sold to the Corporation in 1848 for use as the Museum. Architect J. A. Hanson. A large classical building in stucco with massive tetrastyle portico with giant Tuscan columns. Central entrance door with small moulded cornice on console brackets. Later additions on three sides. To left of portico 1876, large, of grey brick by Shenton and Baker, to right of portico 1932, stuccoed, by Albert Herbert, rear elevation with giant pilasters and pediment.

New Walk Museum and No 47 and Nos 58 to 64 (even) New Walk together with Nos 1, 3 and 5 Museum Square and Nos 59 to 61 (odd) Princess Road West and No 1 West Street form a group around Museum Square.

Listing NGR: SK5912703818

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 188761

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 26 Leicestershire,

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