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image for Historic Site item typeLeicester's Sporting Statue at Leicester

Historic Site

Greyfriars Monastery Wall

Greyfriars Monastery Wall

Contact

Leicester TIC.

0844 888 5181

Address

LE1 1AG

Details

A bronze sculpture can be seen on the east side of Gallowtree Gate, near its junction with Humberstone Gate. Sporting Success comprises a group of three sportsmen in action: a cricketer, a footballer and a rugby player. The commission of the sculpture followed successful seasons by all three local teams in the 1996-97 seasons. Located in the town centre.

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Map reference: SK 591066  Lat: 52.65401 Long: -1.12762

Leicester is accessible from junction 21 of the M1 and from all of the major A roads in Leicestershire.