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Latitude: 52.6337 / 52°38'1"N
Longitude: -1.1322 / 1°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 458829
OS Northings: 304342
OS Grid: SK588043
Mapcode National: GBR FHK.0S
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L229
Entry Name: Fountain, Town Hall Square
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074781
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188819
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 03/08/2018
SK 5804 SE
TOWN HALL SQUARE (Centre)
Dated 1879. Designed by F.J. Hames, the architect of the Town Hall. Cast iron on stone base. Four large winged lions surrounding Ionic columned central pedestal, surmounted by shallow bowl with foliage decoration, out of which rises pilastered pedestal surmounted by smaller bowl with central fountain finial. Stands in circular pond at centre of Town Hall Square. Presented to the Borough by High Bailiff Israel Hart.
The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial, 7-9 Every Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings in Bishop Street form a group.
Listing NGR: SK5882904342
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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