CORN EXCHANGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1361417

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Statutory Address: CORN EXCHANGE, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CORN EXCHANGE, MARKET PLACE

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 58748 04439

Summary

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History

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Details

MARKET PLACE 1. 5514 (Centre) SK 58804 SE 3/76 5.1.50 Corn Exchange II* 2. 1851 and 1855. Ground floor built as Market Place, upper storey added by F. W. Ordish for Corn Exchange. Large two-storey classical building in stuccoed brick. Slate hipped roof with heavy modillion eaves cornice. Piano mobile design. Ground floor has large heavily rusticated stone archway under impressive outer two-flight staircase, with balusters, rising to central door in second storey with segmental pediment; and cartouche over. Six windows with modern fenestration. All windows in moulded archi- traves. Windows on ground floor are very large, with alternate triangular and segmental pediments and sills on console brackets. Rusticated quoins and moulded band at upper window sills. Central clock turret over doorway. Three bay side elevation with large pedimental doorways. Including basement area railings with spear-head shafts.



Listing NGR: SK5874804439

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 188711

Legacy System: LBS

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