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Description: Leys House
Date Listed: 19 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 193283
OS Grid Reference: SK8662232520
OS Grid Coordinates: 486622, 332520
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8832, -0.7142
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DENTON CHURCH STREET
10/42 Leys House (formerly liste
19.2.52 as The Leys)
Former school, how house. 1720, restored 1855, with minor C20
alterations. Coursed ironstone rubble with limestone ashlar
quoins and dressings. Steeply hipped Collyweston slate roof with
lead dressings and central ashlar stack having cornice. L-plan.
2 storey with attics, 5 bay front with plinth, and first floor
band. Central 6 panelled door in moulded ashlar surround has
broken pediment containing plaque inscribed "Learn to know God
and thyself, 1720", flanked by pairs of cross mullioned
casements. To first floor an ashlar scrolled coat of arms in a
moulded stone surround, flanked by pairs of 2 light casements.
All windows have C20 leaded lights with flat splayed lintels and
keystones. In the roof are 2 hipped 2 light dormers.
Listing NGR: SK8662232520
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Source: English Heritage
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