Leicester Guildhall

Local nameThe Guildhall
LocationLeicester, UK

The Guildhall in Leicester, England, is a timber framed building, with the earliest part dating from c. 1390. The Guildhall once acted as the town hall for the city until the current one was commissioned in 1876. It is located in the old walled city, on a street now known as Guildhall Lane. It was used first as the meeting place for the Guild of Corpus Christi and then later for the more formal Corporation of Leicester. The hall was used for many purposes, including council meetings, feasts, as a courtroom, and for theatrical performances; the ultimatum given to the city during English Civil War was discussed here. It is a Grade I listed building, and the surrounding area, also including the Cathedral of St Martin's, is a conservation area, one of three in Leicester.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leicester_Guildhall

Address 12 Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, United Kingdom

Coordinates 52°38'4.831" N -1°8'15.854" E

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