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St Nicholas, St Nicholas Circle

St Nicholas, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester LE1 4LD View on map

Grade I listed church built on site of Roman Baths and palaestrum, adjacent to Jewry Wall. Saxon tower rebuilt by the Normans and decorated with Roman bricks in herringbone pattern. Blind arcades inside and outside showing masons marks at most levels. Saxon windows in north wall and early 20th century glass.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Saturdays 2pm - 4pm plus Open Days and Festivals. At other times by prior arrangement with key holder Mr Paul Griffiths (0116 2702121). Please allow at least 3 days' notice.


On main road in city centre, next to Jewry Wall museum. On Leicester Heritage trail. Rail: Leicester (1½ miles). Bus: Many buses from St Margaret's bus station (½ mile).

Parking Spaces


NCP car park 100 yards. Limited on-street parking on meters

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes