Description: Cranfield House and Adjoining Garden Walls
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
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1919-0/11/28 (North East side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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