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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LEIGHTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1387676

Location

LEIGHTON HOUSE, LEIGHTON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityNeston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Apr-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475662

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History

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Details

NESTON

SJ27NE LEIGHTON ROAD, Leighton 794-1/1/42 (East side) 22/03/74 Leighton House (Formerly Listed as: LEIGHTON, Parkgate Leighton House and farm buildings adjoining to north of Leighton House)

GV II

House now subdivided as 2 dwellings. Early C18, probably with earlier origins; C19 and C20 alterations and extensions. Coloured roughcast brick with painted stone plinth and rusticated quoins; slate roof with rendered stacks. EXTERIOR: entrance front: 2 storeys and attic; 5-bays. Oak door on strap hinges, refixed in a single-storey canted porch which contains a half-glazed door. Windows are sashes with horizontal sliding sashes to attic; C20 stormguard and top hung casements. Rear has gable end wall of 2 storeys and attics, 2 windows; 2-storey 3-bay extensions to right, right end extension set forward. Gable wall has one canted bay and one square bay window on ground floor; extension at right end has square bay. Square bays have French doors, canted bay tall casements with glazing bars. First floor and attic windows are recessed sashes with stone sills and glazing bars. Right return of 2-storey 2-window front. To left is wide 2-storey square bay window with small pane casements; to right, one sash window on each floor. Raised first floor and eaves bands, moulded eaves cornice and parapet, all of painted stone. INTERIOR: earlier part has 6-panel doors, cornice in west room of fruits and foliage, staircase with splat balusters and refixed C17 chimneypiece in lounge. Later part has C19 staircase with formed balusters, 4-panel doors. On first floor, hob grate in oak chimneypiece on landing: 4-panel doors with centre lock rail and raised and fielded panels.



Listing NGR: SJ2868079263

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National Grid Reference: SJ 28680 79263

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