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Description: Leckford Abbas
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 140189
OS Grid Reference: SU3728237389
OS Grid Coordinates: 437282, 137389
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1346, -1.4685
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SU 37 37 LECKFORD LECKFORD LANE A3057
14/11 Leckford Abbas
Medium-sized country house. 1900 by Sir Bannister Fletcher. Rendered brick and
Bath stone, old plain tile roof. Double pile 2 storey and attic, 7 bay building,
in 3 sections with separate lines of front wall and roofs, built out of hillside
on levelled plateau. Entrance front has hill on left and large single storey
billiards hall projecting forward from left bays. Right 3 bays project forward,
in centre, Ionic porch of pairs of column each end with entablature above with under
double doors of Art Nouveau style and window each side. Continuing right from
porch, panel with niche, entablature over and Ionic pilaster. Over porch 7-
light mullioned and transom window. Each side gabled bay with 3-light show window
on ground floor, 3-light window on 1st floor and light in Dutch gable. 3-light
flat roof dormer in centre and ridge stack each side with modillioned head.
Centre 2 bays have 3-light windows, wide modillioned cornice and 2-light flat
roofed dormer with ridge stack between. 2 left bays have billiards room project-
ing forward with on its right side canted bay with 5-light mullioned and transomed
window and copper dome with round headed dormers all round and vent cupola. On
1st floor of main part casements, roof hipped to left with stack to right.
Interior much as built.
Listing NGR: SP3018036511
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Source: English Heritage
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