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Beech House

A Grade II Listed Building in Seend, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3493 / 51°20'57"N

Longitude: -2.0772 / 2°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 394719

OS Northings: 161135

OS Grid: ST947611

Mapcode National: GBR 2TX.9NL

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.YB7Z

Entry Name: Beech House

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448269

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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Listing Text

SEEND HIGH STREET
ST 9461
(south side)
12/304 Beech House
19.3.62
GV II

Villa, c1830, ashlar with hipped slate roof, and centre stacks.
Basement and 2 storeys, 3-window range, square plan. Boarded deep
eaves on paired brackets. Main front has raised plinth, band,
eaves band and angle strips, plain 12-pane sashes above and
channelled-rusticated ground floor with 12-pane sashes recessed in
segmental-headed panels each side of 6-panel door with overlight in
Roman Doric 2-column porch with fluted columns. Rear has similar
details each side but 2-storey timber projection obscures first
floor centre window and is built around original ashlar porch with
panelled lintel. Half-glazed door within. Two segmental-headed
dormers. West side 3-window range mostly of blank panels. East
side has single storey and basement projection with roof hipped to
east. House was built for T. Bruges (1751-1835) of Seend House,
possibly as a dower house.


Listing NGR: ST9471961135

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

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