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Leicester House

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9927 / 50°59'33"N

Longitude: -1.7513 / 1°45'4"W

OS Eastings: 417550

OS Northings: 121507

OS Grid: SU175215

Mapcode National: GBR 528.N1P

Mapcode Global: FRA 766H.CJY

Entry Name: Leicester House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319593

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 1721
( south side)
No 72 (Leicester House)


Semi-Detached house. Mid C17, early C18 bay added to east, refaced
c.1800. Painted Flemish bond brick, Welsh slate roof with brick
stacks. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central 4-panelled door with
side lights and classical surround, to either side is one 3-light
casement. First floor has one 2-light and two 3-light casements.
To rear are two 2-light casements and 4-panelled door, pointed
stair window with Y-tracery.
Interior has chamfered beam with ogee stops, fireplace with
chamfered lintel to west room, mid-C18 stairs with turned
balusters. Formerly timber-framed 2-bay cottage.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1755021507

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