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Former West Bridge Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.633 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: -1.1424 / 1°8'32"W

OS Eastings: 458137

OS Northings: 304264

OS Grid: SK581042

Mapcode National: GBR FDL.S0

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.F27S

Entry Name: Former West Bridge Mills

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188837

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Westcotes

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro

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 SW
2/351

WESTBRIDGE CLOSE
No 1. Westbridge Place,
Former West Bridge Mills

(Formerly listed as West Bridge Mills (H.T.H. Peck's Factory), WEST BRIDGE STREET)

II
Circa 1850. Architect William Flint. Very large factory building, rectangular on plan, built of purple bricks with slate hipped roof, with modillions to eaves soffit and stuccoed frieze. Gabled dormers. Five storeys and attic.

East side, nine windows and three window projection on left and narrow projection on right. Segmental brick arches, metal frame windows with glazing bars. Rising from roof off centre is Italianate style tower of red brick with three-light round-arched bell openings and modillion cornice to pyramidal roof with ornate wind-vane. Ground, first and second floors of east elevation obscured by later addition. Left hand return four windows. Right hand return two windows. West elevation fourteen windows. Bands at first and third floor levels.

Listing NGR: SK5813704264

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

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