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Leicester House, Downton

Description: Leicester House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319593

OS Grid Reference: SU1755021507
OS Grid Coordinates: 417550, 121507
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9927, -1.7513

Location: B3080, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3LY

Locality: Downton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 3LY

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Listing Text

SU 1721
( south side)
No 72 (Leicester House)


Semi-Detached house. Mid C17, early C18 bay added to east, refaced
c.1800. Painted Flemish bond brick, Welsh slate roof with brick
stacks. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central 4-panelled door with
side lights and classical surround, to either side is one 3-light
casement. First floor has one 2-light and two 3-light casements.
To rear are two 2-light casements and 4-panelled door, pointed
stair window with Y-tracery.
Interior has chamfered beam with ogee stops, fireplace with
chamfered lintel to west room, mid-C18 stairs with turned
balusters. Formerly timber-framed 2-bay cottage.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1755021507

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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