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Knight and Garter Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.1343 / 1°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 458686

OS Northings: 304379

OS Grid: SK586043

Mapcode National: GBR FGK.KN

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K221

Plus Code: 9C4WJVM8+H7

Entry Name: Knight and Garter Public House

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432505

Location: Castle, Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/07/2018

SK 5804 SE

No 14, Knight and Garter Public House

(Formerly listed as The Saracen's Head Public House, HOTEL STREET)

Public house. Dated 1904. By Stockdale Harrison. Red brick with burnt headers in part as decoration and stone windows and dressings. Glazed brick plinth. Steeply pitched Swithland slate roof. Vernacular revival style. Two storeys, attic and basement.

Five window range to Market Place South front of stone mullion windows with leaded lights, including canted oriel bay to centre left. Similar windows to ground floor with transoms and entrance with moulded round arch leading to part-glazed doors. Dormer to right, twin gables to centre with three-light windows and lead ornamental gargoyle, and prominent partly truncated stack to left.

Hotel Street front has canted oriel bay to first floor, three-light window over and mullion and transom windows to ground floor with corner entrance supported on Tuscan column. Part-glazed doors within. Alley front has similar windows and then walling faced in white tiles. Eaves gutters supported on wrought iron brackets and lead coping to gables.

INTERIOR. Opened out to one large area on ground floor but possibly retaining some panelling and a fireplace. First floor also altered. A very well detailed example of the vernacular revival style unusual in a city centre.

Listing NGR: SK5868604378

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