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Description: Summerseat House
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210707
OS Grid Reference: SD7878114768
OS Grid Coordinates: 378781, 414768
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6290, -2.3223
SD 71 SE NEWCOMBE ROAD
- Summerseat House
Built 1836 by Richard Hamer, cotton mill owner. Large detached house. Symmetrical
rendered front. 2 storeys. 5 sash windows (some missing glazing bars). Large, wide
porch with Tuscan columns supporting entablature. Door 3 moulded and fielded panels
wide and 4 tall. Side lights with trellis glazing bars. Fanlight with depressed
head across door and side lights has delicate decorative glazing bars. Dentilled
eaves cornice. Hipped slate roof behind blocking course. 2 tall central stacks.
One-storey flat-roofed extension to left, with tripartite window with narrow side
lights in return front. Interior: elliptical arch between hall and open-well stair-
case, which has iron balustrade of sinuous floral design and capola above with ela-
borate plasterwork surround of high quality.
Listing NGR: SD7878114768
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Source: English Heritage
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