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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046096



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

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Southwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 242503

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 69972 53806


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