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Silver Arcade (section from Sillver Street to Cank Street)

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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