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The Leech House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aiskew, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2892 / 54°17'21"N

Longitude: -1.5896 / 1°35'22"W

OS Eastings: 426813

OS Northings: 488250

OS Grid: SE268882

Mapcode National: GBR KLBV.N6

Mapcode Global: WHC71.KG86

Entry Name: The Leech House

Listing Date: 25 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332294

Location: Aiskew, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Aiskew

Built-Up Area: Bedale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

AISKEW A 684
SE 28 NE
(south side)
6/11 The Leech House
25.9.85

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II

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
profession.


Listing NGR: SE2681488251

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