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Summerseat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsbottom, Bury

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Latitude: 53.629 / 53°37'44"N

Longitude: -2.3223 / 2°19'20"W

OS Eastings: 378781

OS Northings: 414768

OS Grid: SD787147

Mapcode National: GBR DV7G.0T

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.91CR

Entry Name: Summerseat House

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210707

Location: Bury, BL0

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: North Manor

Built-Up Area: Ramsbottom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Holcombe and Hawkshaw

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

5/151 Summerseat

Summerseat House


Built 1836 by Richard Hamer, cotton mill owner. Large detached house. Symmetrical
rendered front. Two storeys. Five sash windows (some missing glazing bars). Large, wide
porch with Tuscan columns supporting entablature. Door, three moulded and fielded panels
wide and four 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. Two 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 staircase,
which has iron balustrade of sinuous floral design and cupola above with elaborate plasterwork surround of high quality.

Listing NGR: SD7878114768

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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