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The Gate House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6325 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.1405 / 1°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 458267

OS Northings: 304207

OS Grid: SK582042

Mapcode National: GBR FFL.66

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.G345

Entry Name: The Gate House

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188592

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

CASTLE STREET
1.
5304
Nos 20 and 22
SK 5804 SW 2/20 5.1.50 (The Gate House)
II* GV
2.
Built 1445-59. Picturesque building with brick and stone ground floor
and above of timber-framing with close-set studding. Two storeys with
right-hand three-storey oversailing coved gable end with carved barge-
boards. Some modern and some C18 fenestration. Six windows, C18 sashes
with glazing bars some restored, and casements with leaded panes. Doorway
on right. On left first floor oversails with carriageway through to Castle
Yard with heavily moulded jambs and lintel braced at angles with continuous
moulding forming elliptical arch. The wing at rear facing Castle Yard
is brick faced and there is a small C18 red brick addition.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard
together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates and Leicester High Cross
in garden of Skeffington House, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in
The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5826704207

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