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7-12, Leazes Place, Durham

Description: 7-12, Leazes Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110268

OS Grid Reference: NZ2770242667
OS Grid Coordinates: 427702, 542667
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7782, -1.5708

Location: Leazes Place, Durham DH1 1RE

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NE (West side)

10/216 Nos. 7 to 12
6/5/52 (consecutive)


Terrace of houses. Circa 1840. English garden wall bond brick with painted
ashlar basement plinth, ashlar quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof; cast
iron area railings. Basements to Nos. 7 to 11, 2 storeys to each house; 2
bays each except No. 12 with right return to Claypath, which has 3 bays; 13
bays in all. 6-panelled doors and overlights, those to Nos. 8, 10, and 12
with glazing bars, in Tuscan doorcases (except No. 12 which has fluted pilasters
with Greek key frieze and cornice). Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone
sills to sashes with glazing bars; No. 8 has large first-floor oriel. Roof,
hipped at right, has ridge brick chimneys. Spear-headed area railings set in
chamfered dwarf walls to Nos. 6, 7, 8, 9 and 11, all with rear stays and some
with gate-post panels.

Listing NGR: NZ2770242667

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Source: English Heritage

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