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Leeson House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1144 / 52°6'51"N

Longitude: -1.0517 / 1°3'6"W

OS Eastings: 465029

OS Northings: 246651

OS Grid: SP650466

Mapcode National: GBR 9W8.JWJ

Mapcode Global: VHCW6.Q3BY

Plus Code: 9C4W4W7X+P8

Entry Name: Leeson House

Listing Date: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235031

Location: Abthorpe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Abthorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Abthorpe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

ABTHORPE SCHOOL LANE
SP64NE (East side)
6/13 Leeson House

GV II

House, formerly vicarage. Mid C17, partly rebuilt C18, with C19 alterations.
Coursed squared ironstone, banded with limestone to old portion, plain-tile
roofs; brick end stack to left, brick rear lateral stack, massive stone internal
stack with three brick diagonal flues. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window
range. C19 part-glazed door to left of centre in moulded stone surround with
4-centred head, flanked by C19 dressed limestone canted bay windows with stone
mullion and transom windows. A 2-light casement window to ground floor right
with timber lintel. Similar 2-light windows to first floor, 3-light above right
bay, all with timber lintels. Cross wing to far right has 4-light stone mullion
leaded window to ground floor, a similar 3-light window to first floor and
similar 2-light attic window, all with hood moulds. Chamfered plinth and
stone-coped gables with kneelers. Interior not inspected. Once the home of Jane
Leeson who founded the school (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SP6502946651

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