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Latitude: 54.7777 / 54°46'39"N
Longitude: -1.57 / 1°34'12"W
OS Eastings: 427755
OS Northings: 542621
OS Grid: NZ277426
Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.W3
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V5KN
Entry Name: Leazes House
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110269
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE LEAZES PLACE
NZ 2742 NE (South end)
10/217 Leazes House (formerly
6/5/52 listed in Claypath)
Villa, later school. Circa 1848 for John Henderson, carpet manufacturer.
Sandstone ashlar; roof of large graduated slates. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central
Tuscan porch with square columns contains recessed half-glazed double door
with side and overlights; inner door has fanlight with glazing bars. Giant
Tuscan pilasters define bays, the central bay recessed, containing sashes with
glazing bars, flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Eaves band with
paired brackets supporting wide eaves of hipped roof; tall stone chimneys.
South garden front on right return has 2 canted bays of 2 storeys. Interior
shows oval light over stair well; renewed stair balustrade. Elliptical
landing arches and similarly-shaped landing windows, obscured by inserted
partition wall. Window shutters, some obscured by work benches. Servants'
stair has plain balustrade and handrail. Empty at time of survey.
Listing NGR: NZ2775542621
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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