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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.


List entry Number: 1200573



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


District: City of Leicester

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188592

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CASTLE STREET 1. 5304 Nos 20 and 22 SK 5804 SW 2/20 5.1.50 (The Gate House) II* GV 2. Built 1445-59. Picturesque building with brick and stone ground floor and above of timber-framing with close-set studding. Two storeys with right-hand three-storey oversailing coved gable end with carved barge- boards. Some modern and some C18 fenestration. Six windows, C18 sashes with glazing bars some restored, and casements with leaded panes. Doorway on right. On left first floor oversails with carriageway through to Castle Yard with heavily moulded jambs and lintel braced at angles with continuous moulding forming elliptical arch. The wing at rear facing Castle Yard is brick faced and there is a small C18 red brick addition.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross in garden of Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5826704207

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National Grid Reference: SK 58267 04207


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