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Fielding Johnson Building University of Leicester

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6206 / 52°37'14"N

Longitude: -1.1255 / 1°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 459296

OS Northings: 302900

OS Grid: SK592029

Mapcode National: GBR FJQ.GG

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.PD79

Entry Name: Fielding Johnson Building University of Leicester

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Last Amended: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188821

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 The Holy Spirit

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Fielding Johnson Building,
University of Leicester
(Formerly listed as University
SK 50 SE 17/143 5.1.50 College)
1837. Architect Wallett and William Parsons. Erected as Leicestershire
Lunatic Asylum. Large rectangular block of buildings in gault brick.
Symmetrical front elevation has four projecting wings of three storeys
three windows each, the recessed blocks between being of two storeys eight
windows on each side, and three storeys seven windows in centre. The
centre block has a three-window centre breaking forward under a pediment.
The first floor windows have cornices to the side windows and a pediment
to that in centre. All sashes with glazing bars. Central double doors
(modern) under moulded pediment and shouldered architrave. Stone bands
and plinth throughout the whole elevation. Plain frieze and moulded cornice
in stone. Small brick parapet. Slate hipped roof. Blocks at rear connected
by late C19 wings.

Listing NGR: SK5929602900

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

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