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Lessingham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3045 / 52°18'16"N

Longitude: -1.3474 / 1°20'50"W

OS Eastings: 444593

OS Northings: 267572

OS Grid: SP445675

Mapcode National: GBR 7PX.G50

Mapcode Global: VHCV2.LBJR

Entry Name: Lessingham House

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462767

Location: Leamington Hastings, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Leamington Hastings

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Leamington Hastings All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


SP 46 NW
Lessingham House


House, formerly vicarage. Early C19; reputedly built in 1822 for the Reverend Henry Wilmot-Sitwell. Red brick. Slate hipped roof with lead rolls to hips and ridge and deep eaves. Brick axial stacks with yellow clay pots. PLAN: Rectangular plan with central entrance on the east front and with service wing on the north side. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-bay east front with 12-pane sashes with keyed lintels and the ground floor with side lights; central doorway, the doorcase with consoles supporting pediment and with glazed and panelled door. The other elevations have similar sash windows; the north side with lower gable-ended wing on left with casement windows with glazing bars and porch in the angle with canopy over panelled door. INTERIOR: Original joinery including panelled doors and open-well staircase with stick balusters and mahogany handrail wreathed over curtail newel. Moulded plaster ceiling cornices and marble chimney pieces. Brick vaulted cellar.

Listing NGR: SP4459367572

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

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