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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200573
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188592
Location: Leicester, LE1
County: City of Leicester
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Leicester
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Nos 20 and 22
SK 5804 SW 2/20 5.1.50 (The Gate House)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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