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Description: Sewell House
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279600
OS Grid Reference: TM1210173949
OS Grid Coordinates: 612101, 273949
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3226, 1.1109
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YAXLEY CHURCH LANE (NORTH SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/144 Sewell House
House, formerly 3 almshouses. c1890. Red brick with plaintiled roof,
decorative band and crest tiles. In a loosely Tudor style. An L on plan. 1
storey and attic. Entrance at canted outer angle of L in an original gabled
porch, boarded doors to a pointed arch with an elaborately traceried head,
similarly elaborate bargeboards, flanking finely leaded lights. Roll moulded
angles to returns with moulded plinth, dentilled brick eaves. Right return
has a canted bay window with Tudor flower panels at base, glazing bar
casements, to far right a door with ornamental strap hinges. Gothic fanlight
in a gauged brick pointed arch with hoodmould. Left return has 2 small
casements with a diapered tympanum in a gauged brick round relieving arch with
hoodmould, a cross casement with a hoodmould and to far end a half glazed
door with a fanlight in a gauged brick pointed arch, hoodmould. 3 gabled 2-
light casement dormers to centre and on returns. Main stack is behind ridge
on right return with a large axial base, 6 octagonal shafts with moulded bases
and capping; cable, braid and honeycomb shafts, a similar stack on front pitch
of left return with zigzag and fleur-de-lis shafts. Left gable end has a
cross casement with fishscale patterning in a gauged brick round arch with
hoodmould, brick diapering and dentillation in attic with 2 small casements.
Right gable end canted bay window, similar attic. To rear right a lean-to
outshut. Interior not inspected. Included for group value. Formerly known as
Listing NGR: TM1210173949
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Source: English Heritage
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