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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
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
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
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