Architectural Drawings of Leicestershire Buildings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Measured drawings of various buildings in Leicester and Leicestershire. These appear to be copies of drawings submitted by architecture students as part of their coursework, perhaps retained as examples for other students. The copies are mounted onto cards and predominantly date to the 1920s and early 1930s although some are earlier.

Buildings featured include:

  • Ashby Folville Church
  • Aylestone Church
  • Bede House, Melton Mowbray
  • Belgrave Hall, Leicester
  • Building on Oxford Street, Leicester
  • Building on Saint Martins and New Street, Leicester
  • Buildings on High Street, Leicester, including Huntingdon Tower
  • County Assembly Rooms, Leicester
  • Holy Trinity Church, Normanton le Heath
  • House on Bakehouse Lane and factory on Bath Lane, Leicester
  • House on Friar Lane, Leicester
  • House on Silver Street, Leicester
  • Houses in the Newarke, Leicester
  • Ivanhoe Baths, Ashby de la Zouch
  • Jesus Hospital, Lyddington, Rutland
  • Kirby Muxloe Castle
  • Manor House, Desford
  • Newarke Gate, Leicester
  • Newbold Verdon Hall
  • Old Chantry House and Wyggeston House on High Cross Street, Leicester
  • Old Hall, Hambleton, Rutland
  • Old Town Hall, Leicester
  • Phoenix Fire Office, Welford Place, Leicester
  • Quenby Hall
  • Saint Andrew’s Church, Burton Overy
  • Saint James’ Church, Burton Lazars
  • Saint John Baptist, Whitwick
  • Saint Margaret’s Church, Leicester
  • Saint Margaret’s Church, Stoke Golding
  • Saint Martin’s Church, Leicester
  • Saint Mary’s Church, Knighton
  • Saint Mary’s Church, Leicester
  • Saint Mary’s Home, the Newarke, Leicester
  • Saint Michael and All Angels, Loddington
  • Saint Nicholas’ Church, Leicester
  • Saint Peter’s Church, Claybrooke
  • Saint Peter’s, Langton
  • Scraptoft Hall, Leicester

Conditions Governing Access

Open and available for general access.

Acquisition Information

The drawings were kept in the Library before being passed to the Archive.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Katharine Short, Archivist, January 2016.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be taken for private research purposes only.