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Former Collegiate School Leicester

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6307 / 52°37'50"N

Longitude: -1.1211 / 1°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 459580

OS Northings: 304019

OS Grid: SK595040

Mapcode National: GBR FKL.FV

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.R49L

Plus Code: 9C4WJVJH+7G

Entry Name: Former Collegiate School Leicester

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188622

Location: Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2

County: Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoneygate

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Presentation of Christ

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/05/2018

SK 5904

The Rowans
Former Collegiate School Leicester

(Formerly listed as Collegiate School Leicester, COLLEGE STREET)

1835-6 by J.G. Weightman. Built of white brick with stone dressings, consisting of central hall flanked by classrooms.

Hall facade in Perpendicular style with a five-light four-centred arch window, a niche on each side, and above a circular clerestory window have multifoil cusps in gable end with moulded coping and pinnacles. Single-storey classrooms on each side of hall linked with an interior corridor and externally with castellated and gabled frontage pierced with Tudor-Gothic windows, the whole surmounted with pinnacles the tops of which are missing. The east classroom has extra storey added later C19.

Entrances on north and south ends with ornate doorways. Two symmetrically placed bay windows at each end of main facade. All windows except east and west ends of great hall are in Tudor-Gothic style, rectangular with stone mullions and dripmoulds.

Modern low single-storey flat-roof laboratory attached to front. The great hall roof with hammer-beams and curved braces resting on stone corbels, tie-beams supported by king-posts terminating in decorative bosses.

Listing NGR: SK5958004019

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

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