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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
150268
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12282/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Tresise. Source Historic England Archive
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