The Gate House


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Gate House, 20 and 22, Castle Street, Leicester, LE1 6AA


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Statutory Address:
The Gate House, 20 and 22, Castle Street, Leicester, LE1 6AA

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

City of Leicester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 58267 04207


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/05/2018

SK 5804 SW 2/20

CASTLE STREET Nos 20 and 22 (The Gate House)


GV II* Built 1445-59. Picturesque building with brick and stone ground floor and above of timber-framing with close-set studding. Two storeys with right-hand three-storey oversailing coved gable end with carved bargeboards. Some modern and some C18 fenestration. Six windows, C18 sashes with glazing bars some restored, and casements with leaded panes. Doorway on right. On left first floor oversails with carriageway through to Castle Yard with heavily moulded jambs and lintel braced at angles with continuous moulding forming elliptical arch. The wing at rear facing Castle Yard is brick faced and there is a small C18 red brick addition.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street, Castle View and Castle Yard together with Skeffington House, the Iron Gates, Chantry House and Newarke Wall all in The Newarke form a group.

Listing NGR: SK5826704207


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

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Date: 03 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03055/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Arnold. Source Historic England Archive
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