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Mere House

A Grade II Listed Building in Seething, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5257 / 52°31'32"N

Longitude: 1.4162 / 1°24'58"E

OS Eastings: 631834

OS Northings: 297467

OS Grid: TM318974

Mapcode National: GBR WK2.QVM

Mapcode Global: VHM62.HSK4

Entry Name: Mere House

Listing Date: 18 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227402

Location: Seething, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Seething

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Mundham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text



TM 39 NW SEETHING THE STREET
(west side)

3/55 Mere House

GV II

House. C18, possibly with earlier core. Brick with gault brick
dressings. Glazed black pantile roof. 3-cell plan with probably C18
extension to rear. Facade of 7 bays, 2 storeys. C20 cross-casements
under rubbed brick arches, those to ground floor with gault brick key-
stones and moulded gault brick flat pediments. Bands of gault brick
between bays; gault brick pilasters between second and third bay and fifth
and sixth bay. Central doorcase with fluted pilasters, keystone over
door; guttae to architrave; metopes to frieze; dentils to cornice and
pediment. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels; top 2 glazed. 7 casements
to first floor with inset panel below having central gault brick strip;
gault brick reveals to central window over door. Off-centre axial stack
and gable end stack. Platband to gable walls. Roof originally hipped,
gable now built up in later bricks. Interior. C18 pine staircase with
turned balusters and ramped and wreathed handrail. Ceiling to stairwell
with plaster roundel encircling angel's head and wings; stylised flowers
at cardinal points. One avolo moulded transverse beam to ground floor,
plaster coving cut by later partition.


Listing NGR: TM3183497467

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