DUNFIELD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1301278

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1953

Statutory Address: DUNFIELD HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DUNFIELD HOUSE

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lower Harpton

National Grid Reference: SO 27375 58443

Summary

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History

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Details

LOWER HARBTON CP - SO 25 NE

3/10 Dunfield House

19.8.53 - II

Country house, now conference dentre. Late C19 but incorporating the fabric of a late C17 house. Coursed and squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, part Welsh slate and part stone slate roofs. Irregular plan with main range aligned east/west facing south, main central entrance flanked by projecting cross-wings, several decorative axial stacks. Two storeys, attics and cellars. South front: string courses which continue over windows as labels, decorative bargeboards to gables, assymetrical arrangement to elevation with 1:1:1:1:1:1 bays, each with single vertical glazing bar sash windows, projecting canted gable ends to cross-wings flanking entrance in second and fifth bay entrance with lean-to single-storey porch immediately to left of projecting wing to right with shouldered head to outer doorway and flanking lights, inner 4-panelled door. Interior retains a mutilated late C17 staircase with turned balusters and square newels. Also fragments of C15 glass in the staircase window. (RCHM, Vol III, p 63).

Listing NGR: SO2737558443

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 150268

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 63

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