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Seed Lee Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7194 / 53°43'9"N

Longitude: -2.6325 / 2°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 358357

OS Northings: 424965

OS Grid: SD583249

Mapcode National: GBR BT1F.VF

Mapcode Global: WH96Z.JRNZ

Entry Name: Seed Lee Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358016

Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Town: South Ribble

Electoral Ward/Division: Clayton-le-Woods North

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bamber Bridge St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


9/111 Seed Lee Farmhouse

- II*

Farmhouse, probably C17. Stone plinth, with battered walls of timber box
frame construction, infil probably of clamstaff and daub, graded slate
roof with overhanging eaves, double chimneystack on the ridge and another
chimney behind the ridge at the left gable. Three-bay baffle-entry plan.
Two storeys; 2-storey gabled staircase turret at junction of 1st and 2nd
bays with small 2-light sliding sash window at the upper level, matching
2-storey jettied porch, at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, with rounded
doorway opening, heavily studded inner door, and stone bench, and similar
window at upper level. First bay has a small casement at ground floor,
2nd and 3rd bays have large square casements with glazing bars at ground
floor and 3-light sliding sashes above. Both gables have 2-light windows
at lst floor, (that at the right end with a hoodmould) and small 2-light
attic windows near the apex. Rear wall has one 2-light sliding sash at
lst floor, the ground floor concealed by continuous wooden lean-to.
Interior: timber framing visible throughout, though not exposed;
housepart in 2nd bay and kitchen in 3rd bay have large inglenooks with
straight ovolo-moulded bressummers and pairs of similarly moulded beams
(housepart now partitioned to make passage along front wall); spiral
newel stair in stair turret, dogleg stair with some splat balusters in
front outer corner of kitchen; 2 service rooms in lst bay; very large
smoke hood and original roof timbers.

Exceptionally complete survival of type of building now rare in this area.

Listing NGR: SD5835724965

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

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