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The Leech House, Aiskew

Description: The Leech House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 332294

OS Grid Reference: SE2681388250
OS Grid Coordinates: 426813, 488250
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2892, -1.5896

Location: A684, Aiskew, North Yorkshire DL8 1DF

Locality: Aiskew
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1DF

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Listing Text

SE 28 NE
(south side)
6/11 The Leech House


Leech house. Late C18. Red brick, lead roof. Almost square in plan.
1 storey, 1 bay. Board door in triangular-headed surround with ashlar
keystone. Other sides have small window openings with stone sills and
triangular heads with ashlar keystones. Embattled parapet. Interior:
small contemporary corner cast-iron fire grate. A rare example of a
building by a river designed for a doctor to house leeches, for use in his

Listing NGR: SE2681488251

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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