Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1046096

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: DUNHAM HOUSE, 8, WESTGATE


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Statutory Address: DUNHAM HOUSE, 8, WESTGATE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood (District Authority)

Parish: Southwell

National Grid Reference: SK 69972 53806


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WESTGATE SK6953 1919-0/10/195 (North West side) 07/08/52 No.8 Dunham House


Former prebendal house, now offices. Early C17. Remodelled and refenestrated for Sherbrooke Lowe c1780. Rear range and service wing and front porch for George Barrow c1805. Mid C20 office addition to south west. Brick, stuccoed, with stone dressings and hipped and gabled slate roofs. 4 ridge, 2 gable and 2 side wall stacks. Symmetrical front, 2 storeys, 7 windows, has plinth, moulded parapet and coped gables. 7 glazing bar sashes. Central square porch with segment headed opening, string course and partly balustraded parapet, covering a 6-panelled door with moulded surround. On either side, 3 glazing bar sashes, 2 to the far right being larger. Irregular garden front, early C19, has plinth, string course and parapet. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes. 2 storeys, 12 windows. To left, two 2-storey semicircular bow windows, that to the left being larger. Each has 3 sashes on each floor. In the centre, a 2 window range with a curved end, and sashes of different sizes. Below, 2 French windows. To right, a slightly projecting wing with 3 windows, the central one with a cast iron balcony. Below, 2 plain sashes and to right a flat roofed C20 addition. Interior has entrance hall with modillion cornice and elliptical arched opening to stairwell. Cantilevered dogleg stair and landing, c1805, with cut string and foliated cast iron and wrought iron stick balusters. Scrolled and ramped handrail. Principal rooms to garden front have palmette and vine trail cornices. Late C17 principal rafter roof of re-used timber, with double purlins and collars. This building is one of the 9 remaining prebendal houses formerly attached to Southwell Minster. (Norman Summers: A Prospect of Southwell: London: 1974-: 82-85).

Listing NGR: SK6997253806


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Books and journals
Summers, N, A Prospect of Southwell, (1974), 82-85

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