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Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N
Longitude: -1.1321 / 1°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 458833
OS Northings: 304385
OS Grid: SK588043
Mapcode National: GBR FHK.1N
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L230
Entry Name: Former Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188668
Location: Leicester, LE1
County: City of Leicester
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Leicester
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/07/2018
SK 5804 SE
HORSEFAIR STREET (South Side)
6-8, Former Barclays Bank
(Formerly listed as No 10 (Barclays Bank))
Former bank circa 1900-1910. E. Sawday architect. Mannered classical style. Ashlar. Slate roof. Polished granite plinth. Heavy modillion cornice, parapet partly balustered.
Three storeys. Three windows. Moulded cornice over ground floor. Ground floor two windows in Gibb's surrounds with large keyblocks. Ionic pilastered doorway to right with open curved pediment containing carved figures and large keyblock to round-arch doorway. First and second floor centre in slight recess with three-light windows and Tuscan 3/4 columns (second floor rusticated columns). First and second floor ends have wide rusticated flat pilasters flanking windows with Gibb's surrounds, first floor with pediments containing very large keyblock, second floor with elliptical arches. Town Hall Square elevation similar but wider, and small gables with pedimented heads over end bays. Large chimney stacks with cornices and pulvinated friezes.
Nos 6-8, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 21 together with 7-9 Every Street and The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial in Town Hall Square and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group around Town Hall Square.
Listing NGR: SK5883304385
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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