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'Leylands' (Now called Eborn House)

The Leylands is an elegant Georgian mansion of about 1820 which is a Grade II Listed Building. It was built by Alderman Richard Leaper (many times Mayor of Derby between 1794-1824) for his nephew Alderman William Leaper Newton. After the Second World War it was purchased by the Linen & Woollen Drapers Cottage Homes who built an estate on some of the land in the early 1950 to designs by the architeā€¦