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Description: 2 and 3, Leighton Road
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258800
OS Grid Reference: SJ6298304920
OS Grid Coordinates: 362983, 304920
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6408, -2.5485
BUILDWAS C.P. LEIGHTON ROAD
SJ 60 SW
5/18 Nos. 2 and 3
House, now divided into 2. Probably late C16 or early C17 with considerable
later additions and alterations. Timber framed with red brick infill
and cladding on high roughly coursed limestone chamfered plinth, rendered
to front; machine tile roof and external end stacks. 2 storeys;
framing: exposed to back wall, close studding with single middle rail;
clad in C19 red brick to front and left return and re-built in similar
brick to right return; late C19 fenestration to No.3, cast-iron case-
ments to left and right of C20 central gabled porch with neo-Georgian
door (late C19 boarded door in wall behind); late C20 casements to
No.2, also to left and right of central C20 gabled porch with half-
glazed door. Interior: chamfered cross beams with straight-cut chamfer
stops to both parts with heavy joists also exposed to No.2. Late C20
two-storey gabled extension to rear of No.2 not of special architectural
interest. No.2 is also known as The Workhouse Cottage.
Listing NGR: SJ6298304920
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Source: English Heritage
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