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Description: The Leech House
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
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AISKEW A 684
SE 28 NE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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