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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.

Name: 17, FRIAR LANE

List entry Number: 1183556



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: 05-Jan-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188630

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FRIAR LANE 1. 5304 (North Side) No 17 SK 5804 SE 3/34 5.1.50 II* GV 2. 1750. Fine C18 facade of three storeys. Five windows. Red brick. Rusticated stone pilasters at ends, and slightly projecting centre (one window). The top storey centre window is semi-circular in moulded architrave with keyblock and console brackets to sill, the second storey Venetian, with fluted pilasters and key-pattern frieze and cornices to side lights, console brackets to cill. Ground floor has central door between two windows. Elaborate wood doorcase with dentil and modillion pediment, ornamented triglyph frieze and fluted pilasters, fielded-panel door. Moulded stone bands divide the storeys, breaking forward to form capping to keystone of each window. All windows segmental headed sashes with glazing bars and moulded cases, moulded cills and keyblocks. Moulded plinth. Good moulded dentil cornice at eaves, and central pediment with similar ornament. Old slate roof with gabled ends. Brick chimney stacks. Generally very plain interior much altered because of use as offices. Fluted columns supporting entablature across hall. Plain staircase with plain wooden balusters and oval light to ceiling. Grand floor room left has modillion cornice. AM.

Nos 17 to 27 (odd), together with No 2 New Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5859004319

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National Grid Reference: SK 58590 04319


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