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Former Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/07/2018

SK 5804 SE
3/255

HORSEFAIR STREET (South Side)
6-8, Former Barclays Bank

(Formerly listed as No 10 (Barclays Bank))

GV
II
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

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