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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361353
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358016
Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5
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
SD 52SE WALTON-LE-DALE BRINDLE ROAD
9/111 Seed Lee Farmhouse
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
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