Numbers 21 And 23 With Attached Walls And Railings / 17-23 Leam Terrace

13 Mar 2005
Numbers 21 And 23 With Attached Walls And Railings, 21 And 23 Leam Terrace, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire
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17-23 Leam Terrace, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SP3265NW LEAM TERRACE 1208-1/9/222 (North side) 25/03/70 Nos.21 AND 23 with attached walls and railings (Formerly Listed as: LEAM TERRACE (North side) Nos.17-23 (Odd))


Pair of semi-detached villas, now house and rest home and attached wall and railings. c1834-1838 with later alterations.

Pinkish-brown brick with painted stucco facade, Welsh slate roof and cast-iron railings. Neo-Tudor style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic to gables and basement, 4 first-floor windows, 2 to each house, outer bays project and are gabled. First floor: band; outer bays have 2/2 sashes, otherwise 1/1 sashes, all with chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds, blind boxes to left 2 windows. Attics to gable: central window a 6-pane casement with pointed-arched overlight in chamfered, pointed-arched surround and with hoodmould with male and female headstops. Further 6-pane casement to each with plain reveals. To centre of upper storey a blind arcade, above that a corbel table and above again a blind arcade. Ground floor: castellated pair of central porches have 5 roll-edged steps to pointed-arched openings with roll-moulded surrounds. Within are part-glazed doors with Gothic tracery to heads of upper panels and pointed-arched overlights with stained glass and Gothic glazing-bars. Outer bays have unequally-hung, tall 1/1 sash to left and 6/9 sash to right, both with verandahs with 4-centred-arched balustrade, posts and cusped frieze. Basement: alike, concealed entrances below steps, 8/8 sashes.

Gables have finials to centre and sides. End stacks. Rear: 8/8 sashes. INTERIOR of No.23: shutters to several rooms. Entrance hall has cornice with fleurons, sitting room has cornice with foliage. Dogleg staircase has stick balusters and wreathed handrail. Mainly 4-panel doors. Coal cellars under driveway.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: decorative lancet railings across front and to sides of steps. To right a castellated wall with pointed-arched, chamfered openings. Similar wall and opening to left, but with battlements partly removed adjoins No.19 (qv).

HISTORICAL NOTE: Leam Terrace was laid out c1828-1836 and both sides to Willes Road were almost completely built by 1841. (Cave LF: Royal Leamington Spa Its History and Development: Chichester: 1988-: 39; Dept of the Environment List of Buildings: Royal Leamington Spa: 1970-).

Listing NGR: SP3226065532


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1420 IOE Records taken by David Morphew; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David Morphew. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Morphew, David

Rights Holder: Morphew, David


Brick, Cast Iron, Stucco, Welsh Slate, Georgian Villa, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Semi Detached House, Monument (By Form), Wall, Barrier, Railings, Convalescent Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building, Nursing Home