Description: 1,3, Seckford Street
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 284780
OS Grid Reference: TM2701749116
OS Grid Coordinates: 627017, 249116
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0938, 1.3127
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1. SECKFORD STREET.
1852 (South Side)
Nos 1 and 3
TM 2649 2/199 25.1.51.
TM 2749 2/199
Late C16 with mid C19 front and modern wing on left, accommodating the
Seckford Library. A stone with the initials WAB and date 1809 indicates
that Willian Alleyne Barker added a flint and red brick wing at rear
when he occupied it as Headmaster of the Grammar School, which was
accommodated here from 1662 to 1864. 2 storey and lower ground floor.
Timber framed and plastered, except front and wing, overhanging 1st
floor on right hand end. Traces of old carved bressumar and other
timbers remain, but the interior generally has been modernised.
Front 4 windows and 3 blank panels. Sash windows, at Ist floor,
with glazing bars. Tile roof, slate eaves courses. Wood pedimented
Dorci doorcase. NMR photo.
Listing NGR: TM2701749116
Source: English Heritage
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