David Bryce, circa 1845. Single storey baronial service
cottage to Seacliff House with partial basement and attic.
Stugged squared Castleton stone. Chamfered arrises to
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; gabled porch advanced
and adjoined to 2-storey gabled tower to right. Stone steps
to wide doorway, with fanlight. Rounded angles to lintel and
to opening on W return timber mullioned bipartite to tower
at ground, single light abvoe. Recessed bay to right with
battered stack in re-entrant angle and gablet coped parapet.
Single window at ground with blank square panel above. Single
storey and basement 2-bay later cottage adjoined to outer
right, with basement door and ground floor door flanked to
left by window. Coped parapet to forestair. Single bay with
window, recessed to outer left, flanking porch.
N ELEVATION: asymmetrical with irregular openings. Ground
floor windows breaking eaves in gabled dormerhead. Advanced
gabled bay to outer left. Modern dormer.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows, some 4-pane
and small pane glazing. Crowstepped skews with consoled
skewputts. Battered stacks with moulded coping.
Statement of Special Interest
Ruins of Seacliffe mansion by David Bryce 1841, to the
W, listed separately with stable block to S. Cottage
listed for baronial design, though an inferior version
of Bryce's essays in the style.