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Description: Kirkland House
North Muskham Prebend and Attached Boundary Wall
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242317
OS Grid Reference: SK7022253890
OS Grid Coordinates: 470222, 353890
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0776, -0.9532
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1919-0/11/27 (North East side)
North Muskham Prebend and attached
boundary wall and Kirkland House
Includes: Kirkland House CHURCH STREET.
Former prebendal house of North Muskham, now solicitors'
offices, attached boundary wall, and rear wing, now house.
Built c1810 for the Falkner family, probably incorporating
part of a house of c1700 in the rear wing. Brick with slate
roof and stone dressings. 2 storeys, 5 window range, L-plan.
Chamfered eaves, coped gables, 2 gable and single ridge
stacks. Single gable and 2 ridge stacks on rear wing. Windows
are glazing bar sashes with brick flat arches. Half round
window in pediment. Gabled Gothick porch with fluted iron
columns, moulded eared doorcase with pediment and overlight.
On either side, 2 sashes. Interior has an open well stair with
moulded handrail and vase and stem balusters. Hallway and
ground floor rooms have moulded cornices and 6-panel doors.
Rear wing, now Kirkland House, has to right an early C18
range, raised late C18. 2 storeys plus attics, single window
range, the windows offset to the left. Single segment headed
glazing bar sash and above, a box dormer with a similar flat
headed sash. Below, a larger glazing bar sash with wooden
lintel and to its right a fielded panelled door. To left, a
taller early C19 range, 3 storeys, 2 windows, with segment
headed openings and glazing bar sashes. To the right, a
6-panel door flanked by single small sashes. Outside, brick
boundary wall with stone coping, wrought iron skeleton posts
and spearhead gate. This building is one of the 9 remaining
prebendal houses formerly attached to Southwell Minster.
(Norman Summers: A Prospect of Southwell: London: 1974-: 76).
Listing NGR: SK7022253890
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Source: English Heritage
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