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Description: The Leasowes
Date Listed: 26 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 216603
OS Grid Reference: SP1186797338
OS Grid Coordinates: 411867, 297338
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5737, -1.8263
5104 LICHFIELD ROAD ROAD
SP 19 NW 2/109
Circa 1890 by Ernest Newton. Unusual combination of materials: red brick, tile
hanging, some timber framework with plaster infilling, some stone dressings.
Tiled roof, mainly hipped but with pair of front gables on right, 1 back gable
projecting. Tall red brick chimney stacks. Lattice casement windows, box dormers.
2 storeys and attics. Entrance front central castellated 2 storey projection
forming porch, 1st floor multi-light stone mullioned window, dome with ball finial.
See British Architect, 1894, vol 41, p417; Architectural Review, 1901, vol 9,
pp185-7; Ernest Newton, A Book of Country Houses, 1903.
Listing NGR: SP1186797338
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Source: English Heritage
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