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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1074019

Location

1,2,3,4-14, KING STREET
1,2,3,4-14, THE CRESCENT
38, REGENT ROAD
56, KING STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
City of LeicesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jan-1950

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188684

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History

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Details

KING STREET 1. 5304 (East Side) THE CRESCENT SK 5803 9/59 5.1.50 Nos 1 and 2 3.6.74 No 3 5.1.50 Nos 4 to 14 (consec) II* GV 1. Includes No 56 King Street and No 38 Regent Road. Circa 1810. Restored. Crescent of very pleasing design, in red brick. Stucco eaves cornice and bands of first floor sills. Thirteen windows each side of centre which breaks forward with pilastered ends and three windows. All sashes with glazing bars and rubbed flat brick arches. The end elevations have each three windows and high plinth and these and the centre are pedimented, and have a stucco frieze continuining the line of the cornice of the main block. Central tympanum has a bulls-eye window with stucco frame. All doors (except centre) are double-recessed round arches with radial glazed fanlights and six-fielded-panel doors. Centre has full-length second storey windows with good wrought iron balcony, and paired entrance doors under a large elliptical traceried fanlight, with a porch in iron teillage with frieze and shallow pediment all of delicate design. Area railings have been removed.

Nos 1 to 14 (consec) No 56 d No 38 Regent Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5892403857

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National Grid Reference: SK 58924 03857

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