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LEADENHAM HOUSE

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: LEADENHAM HOUSE

List entry Number: 1061877

Location

LEADENHAM HOUSE, RECTORY LANE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leadenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 192458

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEADENHAM RECTORY LANE SK 95 SW

3/20 Leadenham House 23.8.67

GV II*

Small country house. 1790-9 additions 1826-9. L,Vulliamy and c.1903 Detmar Blow. Ashlar and dressed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Slate hipped roof and 2 ashlar ridge stacks. 2½ storey. West entrance front 7 bays with plinth, ground floor cill band, first floor band and cill band, second floor band and moulded cornice with parapet. Slightly recessed central bay has projecting canted porch of 1826 with pilasters supporting an entablature and topped by a parapet, central doorway with double panelled doors and single glazing bar sashes either side. Either side 3 glazing bar sashes. Above a central tripartite glazing bar sash with flat hood, and either side 3 glazing bar sashes. Above again a central small tripartite glazing bar sash and either side 3 small glazing bar sashes. The north and south fronts are ident- tical, of dressed rubble with ashlar quoins. 4 bays with glazing bar sashes throughout. The south front also has a low 2-storey, 6-bay wing extending east, added in 1826. It has an off centre double glazed doorway flanked by 2 glazing bar sashes, above are 5 glazing bar sashes. The eastern bay has a double glazed doorway flanked by narrow glazing bar sashes, with above 3 round headed blind arches with moulded surrounds, and topped with a pediment. smother early C19 extension to the north east. INTERIOR: Fine stone canti- levered 3 flight staircase with plain wooden balusters, and on the landing 2 round headed arches with pilasters and moulded tops, plus a simple Adam- style plaster ceiling. In the dining room a fine mid-C18 marble fireplace. The remaining interiors are largely early C19 with marble fireplaces, and moulded cornices and dado rails. The morning room and drawing room both have panels of hand painted oriental wallpaper introduced by Delmar Blow c.1903. Source: Country Life 17 and 24 June 1965, by A Oswald.

Listing NGR: SK9493651823

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 17 June, (1965)
'Country Life' in 14 January, (1965)

National Grid Reference: SK 94936 51823

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