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1-6, Leazes Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7783 / 54°46'41"N

Longitude: -1.5706 / 1°34'14"W

OS Eastings: 427720

OS Northings: 542686

OS Grid: NZ277426

Mapcode National: GBR KFG5.SW

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V596

Entry Name: 1-6, Leazes Place

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110267

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NE
10/215
6/5/52

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE
LEAZES PLACE
(East side)

Nos. 1 to 6
(consecutive)

GV
II

Terrace of houses. Circa 1840. English garden wall bond brick with ashlar
basement, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Cast and wrought iron
gas lamp, area railings and foot scraper. Basements and 2 storeys; 3 bays
to No. 1 with left return to Claypath, 2 bays to remaining houses; 13 bays
in all. 6-panelled doors and overlights, those of Nos. 3 and 4 with glazing
bars. Tuscan doorcases to Nos. 3 and 4, fluted pilasters with Greek key
frieze and cornice to remaining houses. Wedge stone lintels and projecting
stone sills to sashes with glazing bars; large first-floor oriel to No. 4.
Roof, hipped at left end, has ridge brick chimneys. Wrought-iron foot scraper
shaped '2' set in step of No: 3. Incised ashlar block with street name at
left end. Gas lamp attached between Nos. 4 and 5: mid C19, cast and wrought
iron; square, with high acorn-shaped finial, and resting on iron bracket.
Area railings to Nos. 5 and 6 are spear-headed with rear stays and set in
chamfered dwarf walls.

Listing NGR: NZ2772042686

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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