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The Gate House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6325 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.1405 / 1°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 458267

OS Northings: 304207

OS Grid: SK582042

Mapcode National: GBR FFL.66

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G345

Entry Name: The Gate House

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188592

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/05/2018

SK 5804 SW

Nos 20 and 22 (The Gate House)


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 bargeboards. 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, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5826704207

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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