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8, Bowling Green Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6327 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.1323 / 1°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 458819

OS Northings: 304241

OS Grid: SK588042

Mapcode National: GBR FGL.Z3

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L300

Entry Name: 8, Bowling Green Street

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188584

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

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Listing Text

No 8
SK 5804 SE 3/217
Dated 1865. Gothic style. Red brickwith ashlar dressings. Steep-pitched
slate roof with crenellated chimney stacks at ends. Two storeys. Centre:
carved stone foliage eaves cornice, three windows, first floor two-light
gothic pointed arch windows with plate tracery, shafts with carved capitals,
deep band at first floor level, ground floor large four-light stone mullion/
transom windows with cusped ogee-head lights, plain brick buttress between.
To left: slight projection, gabled, three storeys, one window, two-light
gothic windows, ground and second floor cusped heads, first floor carved
tympanum. Right: slight projection in ashlar with pyramidal roof, ground
floor large high-pointed-arch entrance with carved mouldings and double
order of shafts, original doors with richly carved panels of foliage,
first floor finely carved stone splayed bay window on moulded and carved
corbel, shouldered headed lights and carving between, carved foliage to
cornice and stone roof. Above head of blind arch containing date and
crockets to drip mould with finial - flanked by cusped circular recesses.
Area railings missing except for heavy ornate cast-iron gate and piers
to right of entrance.

Listing NGR: SK5881904241

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