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Leys House

A Grade II Listed Building in Denton, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8832 / 52°52'59"N

Longitude: -0.7142 / 0°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 486622

OS Northings: 332520

OS Grid: SK866325

Mapcode National: GBR CP3.67X

Mapcode Global: WHGKN.0S6K

Entry Name: Leys House

Listing Date: 19 February 1952

Last Amended: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193283

Location: Denton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Denton

Built-Up Area: Denton (South Kesteven)

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Denton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

DENTON CHURCH STREET
SK 8632-8732
(east side)
10/42 Leys House (formerly liste
19.2.52 as The Leys)
G.V. II
Former school, how house. 1720, restored 1855, with minor C20
alterations. Coursed ironstone rubble with limestone ashlar
quoins and dressings. Steeply hipped Collyweston slate roof with
lead dressings and central ashlar stack having cornice. L-plan.
2 storey with attics, 5 bay front with plinth, and first floor
band. Central 6 panelled door in moulded ashlar surround has
broken pediment containing plaque inscribed "Learn to know God
and thyself, 1720", flanked by pairs of cross mullioned
casements. To first floor an ashlar scrolled coat of arms in a
moulded stone surround, flanked by pairs of 2 light casements.
All windows have C20 leaded lights with flat splayed lintels and
keystones. In the roof are 2 hipped 2 light dormers.


Listing NGR: SK8662232520

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