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Fountain, Town Hall Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/08/2018

SK 5804 SE


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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