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Dial House

A Grade II Listed Building in Seend, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3483 / 51°20'53"N

Longitude: -2.0835 / 2°5'0"W

OS Eastings: 394280

OS Northings: 161022

OS Grid: ST942610

Mapcode National: GBR 2TX.G2B

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.TCWS

Plus Code: 9C3V8WX8+8H

Entry Name: Dial House

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448244

Location: Seend, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Seend

Built-Up Area: Seend

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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ST 9461
(north side)
12/298 Dial House

House, C15 origins, recased in red brick in C18, with stone slate
roofs. Two storeys and attic. Road front has massive projecting
C15 ashlar chimney-breast with top set-off, sundial and ashlar
stack. Red brick with ashlar dressings to each side, replacing
timber-frame. Flush quoins. Left bay with dripmould and cyma-
moulded recessed mullion windows, 2-light above, 3-light below,
early C18. Two bays to right, brought forward, with string course
and flush cyma-moulded mullion windows, 2-light and 3-light above,
door, 2-light and 3-light below, probably later C18. One gabled
dormer. Door is 6-panelled in beaded stone architrave with hood
on brackets. Left end wall has dripmould and similar cyma-moulded
recessed mullion windows, two 2-lights each floor. Two-light
flush cyma-moulded attic window. Lean-to on rear wall but at
north-west angle some C15 close studded timbering exposed. Roof
is hipped at right end with end stack. String course carried
around end wall with 2-light to each floor, to right of stack.
Beyond, a rubble stone, plain-tiled 2-storey rear wing with
casements and end stack, the north-west corner with some C15 or C16
framing, possibly a former detached kitchen.
Interior: probably west end hall with cross-passage and solar over
east end service rooms. Hall has panelled ceiling with moulded
beams decorated at junction with carved leaves. Centre boss, now
detached, has Hungerford family sickle emblem. Lateral stone
moulded fireplace.
(Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: ST9428061022

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