List entry

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: TOMB OF ANDREW LORD ROLLO TO THE NORTH EAST OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH

List entry Number: 1250247

Location

TOMB OF ANDREW LORD ROLLO TO THE NORTH EAST OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, CANNING PLACE
TOMB OF ANDREW LORD ROLLO TO THE NORTH EAST OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, ST MARGARET'S STREET
TOMB OF ANDREW LORD ROLLO TO THE NORTH EAST OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, ST MARGARET'S WAY

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: 16-May-1995

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1995

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 432527

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for; LEICESTER CHURCH GATE SK 5805 4/10045 Tomb of Andrew Lord Rollo to the NE of St Margaret's Church GV II* (star)

the address shall be amended to read;

SK 5805 LEICESTER ST MARGARET'S WAY 4/10045 Tomb of Andrew Lord Rollo to the NE of St Margaret's Church GV II* (star)

------------------------------------ The following building shall be added to the list;

LEICESTER CHURCH GATE SK 5805 (east side) 4/10045 Tomb of Andrew Lord Rollo to the NE of St Margaret's Church GV II* (star) Tomb. 1765. Sandstone ashlar and slate. Large rectangular tomb raised on two steps with moulded plinth, and base topped by moulded band. At each corner a fluted Doric pilaster supporting a moulded entablature topped by a cornice. Each face has a large rectangular plaque with ornate carved pilaster panels at either. The west front has a long inscription on the slate plaque recording the life and exploits of Andrew Lord Rollo, died 1765, above this a slate carved coat-of-arms which rises into the open pediment. The remaining three fronts each have a shallow carved relief of Lord Rollo's arms and military trophies. This tomb is a rare and exceptionally fine example of C18 slate carving. LEICESTER

SK5805 ST MARGARET'S STREET (South side) Tomb of Andrew Lord Rollo to the NE of St Margaret's Church



Listing NGR: SK5857005123

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National Grid Reference: SK 58570 05123

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