Seaford House, originally called Sefton House, at 37 Belgrave Square is an aristocratic mansion in London, England. It is the largest of the three detached houses which occupy three corners of Belgrave Square in the district of Belgravia. Seaford House is a white stucco building with four main stories.
In 1902, Sefton House was remodeled for Lord Howard de Walden, who was also Baron Seaford. It was at this time that it became known as Seaford House. Howard de Walden had a marble staircase, friezes and paneling installed. It is now the home of Royal College of Defence Studies, and is usually open to the public free of charge on Open House Weekend each September.
The main vestibule of the Seaford House was used as Titanic's Grand Staircase in the 1979 miniseries SOS Titanic and later stood in as the exterior of the home of Maggie Gyllenhaal's character Nessa Stein in the BBC and SundanceTV television miniseries The Honourable Woman in 2014.
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- History of Seaford House from the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
- Flickr images tagged Seaford House
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