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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6335 / 52°38'0"N

Longitude: -1.1327 / 1°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 458795

OS Northings: 304319

OS Grid: SK587043

Mapcode National: GBR FGK.XV

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K2VG

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 30 March 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188817

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 10/05/2018

SK 5804 SE

Town Hall


1874 to 1876. By F.J. Hames. Freely designed large detached building of two storeys attic and basement, centre has a second attic. Red brick with yellow stone dressings. Tiled roofs, the centre rises with hipped roofs.

Seventeen window bays wide, all sashes in moulded stone architraves, the centre has end and centre which project slightly, the centre with ornate pedimental gable in stone and stone ground floor with round-arch entrance and balcony above supported on large stone brackets.The wings have attics with pedimental gables with circular lights. Stone segmental pedimented chimney. Tall clock tower over north end, brick with stone clock face stage with pediments over clock faces, and surmounted by cupola.

The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial Square, 7-9 Every Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5879504319

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

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