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1-6, Leazes Place, Durham

Description: 1-6, Leazes Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110267

OS Grid Reference: NZ2771842701
OS Grid Coordinates: 427718, 542701
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7785, -1.5706

Location: 66 Claypath, Durham DH1 1RE

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 1RE

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NE (East side)

10/215 Nos. 1 to 6
6/5/52 (consecutive)


Terrace of houses. Circa 1840. English garden wall bond brick with ashlar
basement, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Cast and wrought iron
gas lamp, area railings and foot scraper. Basements and 2 storeys; 3 bays
to No. 1 with left return to Claypath, 2 bays to remaining houses; 13 bays
in all. 6-panelled doors and overlights, those of Nos. 3 and 4 with glazing
bars. Tuscan doorcases to Nos. 3 and 4, fluted pilasters with Greek key
frieze and cornice to remaining houses. Wedge stone lintels and projecting
stone sills to sashes with glazing bars; large first-floor oriel to No. 4.
Roof, hipped at left end, has ridge brick chimneys. Wrought-iron foot scraper
shaped '2' set in step of No: 3. Incised ashlar block with street name at
left end. Gas lamp attached between Nos. 4 and 5: mid C19, cast and wrought
iron; square, with high acorn-shaped finial, and resting on iron bracket.
Area railings to Nos. 5 and 6 are spear-headed with rear stays and set in
chamfered dwarf walls.

Listing NGR: NZ2771842701

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Source: English Heritage

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