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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
Entry Name: Former Collegiate School Leicester
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183455
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188622
Location: Leicester, LE2
County: City of 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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/05/2018
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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