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Description: Seedley House
Date Listed: 19 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149522
OS Grid Reference: SO4022874098
OS Grid Coordinates: 340228, 274098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3617, -2.8792
SO 4074 - 4174 LEINTWARDINE CP -
10/56 Seedley House
House. Probably late C18 to early C19 with earlier origins. Roughly
coursed sandstone rubble with sandstone dressings. Hipped Welsh slate
roof. Sandstone rear stacks with detached brick shafts. Roughly
rectangular plan with main front to south. Three storeys. South elevation
has three windows, glazing bar sashes with dressed lintels. Central doorway
has semi-circular head with dressed voussoirs, two-leaved six-panelled door
and fanlight. Four enriched oval tie-plates around central window. Moulded
sandstone eaves cornice. North elevation has oval window to top landing
between two projecting gables. Forward of the right gable is a low single-
storey service wing. Interior has early C19 white marble fireplace in.
principal west room with roundels to top corners, amber and ochre panels to
surrounds and raised cast-iron hearth. Four-flight cantilevered staircase
in oak with square section balusters. Wreathed handrail with ivory inlay
at bottom. Balustrade curves out from well on the three half-landings.
Carved tread ends and cast iron newel posts. The first landing has on its
west side an integral early C19 display cabinet with glazing bars and three
Listing NGR: SO4022874098
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