Leicester"s architectural heritage by Leicester (England). City Planning Dept.

Cover of: Leicester

Published by The Department in Leicester .

Written in English

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  • Leicester (England),
  • England


  • Architecture -- England -- Leicester (England),
  • Buildings -- England -- Leicester (England),
  • Leicester (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc

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Book details

Statement[Leicester City Planning Department]
LC ClassificationsNA971.L4 L44 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4923958M
ISBN 100901679046
LC Control Number76350218

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