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Leeson House, Abthorpe

Description: Leeson House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235031

OS Grid Reference: SP6502946651
OS Grid Coordinates: 465029, 246651
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1144, -1.0517

Location: School Lane, Abthorpe, Northamptonshire NN12 8QT

Locality: Abthorpe
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8QT

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Listing Text

SP64NE (East side)
6/13 Leeson House


House, formerly vicarage. Mid C17, partly rebuilt C18, with C19 alterations.
Coursed squared ironstone, banded with limestone to old portion, plain-tile
roofs; brick end stack to left, brick rear lateral stack, massive stone internal
stack with three brick diagonal flues. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window
range. C19 part-glazed door to left of centre in moulded stone surround with
4-centred head, flanked by C19 dressed limestone canted bay windows with stone
mullion and transom windows. A 2-light casement window to ground floor right
with timber lintel. Similar 2-light windows to first floor, 3-light above right
bay, all with timber lintels. Cross wing to far right has 4-light stone mullion
leaded window to ground floor, a similar 3-light window to first floor and
similar 2-light attic window, all with hood moulds. Chamfered plinth and
stone-coped gables with kneelers. Interior not inspected. Once the home of Jane
Leeson who founded the school (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP6502946651

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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