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Cranfield House and Adjoining Garden Walls, Southwell

Description: Cranfield House and Adjoining Garden Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 242318

OS Grid Reference: SK7025253896
OS Grid Coordinates: 470252, 353896
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0777, -0.9528

Location: Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0HQ

Locality: Southwell
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG25 0HQ

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Listing Text


1919-0/11/28 (North East side)
07/08/52 No.25
Cranfield house and adjoining garden


Former prebendal house of Oxton I, now a house. Built 1709 for
canon George Mompesson. Brick with stone dressings and hipped
slate roof. Plinth, rusticated quoins, first floor band,
moulded eaves, 2 brick ridge stacks. Front windows all glazing
bar sashes with plain surrounds. 2 storeys plus attics,
5-window range. Central first floor window has moulded
surround and segmental pediment breaking into the eaves. Attic
has 3 gabled dormers. Moulded doorcase with half-glazed door
and overlight. Interior has 2 panelled rooms and original
staircase. This building closely resembles Mompesson House,
Salisbury, built c1701 by another member of the family.
Adjoining brick garden walls have gabled coping. Street side
has a central pair of square stone gatepiers and simple
wrought iron gates. This building is one of the 9 remaining
prebendal houses formerly attached to Southwell Minster.
(Norman Summers: A Prospect of Southwell: London: 1974-:

Listing NGR: SK7025253896

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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