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Latitude: 52.6321 / 52°37'55"N
Longitude: -1.1324 / 1°7'56"W
OS Eastings: 458819
OS Northings: 304168
OS Grid: SK588041
Mapcode National: GBR FGL.ZB
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L30H
Entry Name: Former City Lending Library
Listing Date: 5 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200474
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188578
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 Holy Trinity with St John the Divine
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/05/2018
SK 5804 SE
BELVOIR STREET (South Side)
Adult Education College
Nos 50, 52 and No 54, (Former City Lending Library)
(Formerly listed as Nos 50 and 52 (City Lending Library), No 54, (City Lending Library) BELVOIR STREET)
Built in 1831 as meeting hall for Liberals. Architect William Flint. Plain classical facade in stucco divided into three by giant Doric pilasters in pairs. Parapet, wide frieze and moulded cornice. Central double door in projecting rectangular case with plain frieze, dentil cornice and central acroterion ornament. Two windows in shouldered moulded architraves with small cornices, flanking entrance. Over each is a moulded rectangular stucco panel with reliefs by William Pitts. Including cast-iron area railings of simple design. Formerly a dispensary. Nos 50 and 52 adjoining left-mid C19, curved front, stucco, modillion cornice, parapet, two storeys, four windows, sashes with glazing bars, segmental pediments on console brackets. Between centre windows a shelf on decorated console brackets with stucco torch above, flanking centre windows cartouches, ground floor large display windows with fascia and cornice.
Hansom Hall and Nos 50, 52 and 54 (Former City Lending Library) form a group.
Listing NGR: SK5881904167
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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