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Latitude: 52.632 / 52°37'55"N
Longitude: -1.1339 / 1°8'1"W
OS Eastings: 458716
OS Northings: 304154
OS Grid: SK587041
Mapcode National: GBR FGL.ND
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K38L
Entry Name: 9, Welford Place
Listing Date: 4 August 1999
Last Amended: 26 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388268
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476267
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
SK 5804 SE
WELFORD PLACE (North west side)
Businessman's club, now restaurant. 1875-77, with later additions. Designed by Joseph Goddard. Red brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Basement, two storeys and attic.
Deep plinth, moulded ground and first floor bands, deep bracketed eaves band. Welford Place front has single window to left with a large five window curved section to right. To left moulded ashlar door surround with four-light ashlar overlight. To right five plate glass sash windows with plain lower sash, two-pane upper sash and three-pane overlight, all with moulded ashlar lintels with curved corners and decorative roundels above. Above six similar windows with segment heads, hood moulds and central bosses. Above again attic to curved section has five linked dormer windows with sashes and tall pointed gables.
Pocklington's Walk front has single window to left, curved three window centre and projecting two window square bay to right. Left and central sections have similar fenestration to Welford front. Right bay has two plain sashes to each floor.
INTERIOR has large entrance hall with wood block floor, Victorian marble fireplace and three flight staircase with turned balusters and square newels with ball finials. Bar, billiard room and dining room all retain original doors, doorcases, coving and deep skirting boards.
Listing NGR: SK5871604154
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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