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Latitude: 52.6355 / 52°38'7"N
Longitude: -1.1341 / 1°8'2"W
OS Eastings: 458696
OS Northings: 304551
OS Grid: SK586045
Mapcode National: GBR FGK.L3
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K05V
Entry Name: Silver Arcade (section from Sillver Street to Cank Street)
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074775
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188805
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 St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2018
SK 5804 NE
Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street)
(Formerly listed as Silver Arcade (Section from Silver Street to Cank Street)SILVER ARCADE)
1891. Arcade of shops.
Inside: in three tiers each with iron balcony railings, the first tier the stanchions are supported on console brackets, plain shop windows, glass roof light over central well.
Elevation facing Silver Street, ashlar, three storeys and attic central large round-arch entrance with splayed and pilastered two storey bays to each side and splayed oriel above. Above, attic windows in roof space with broken segmental pediments out of which rise small obelisks. Ground floor two plain modern shops flank entrance.
Cank Street elevation: also ashlar, but plainer with oriel over central round-arch entrance with wooden attic storey above with square cupola above. Slate roof.
Listing NGR: SK5869604551
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