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Stenton House, Southwell

Description: Stenton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242471

OS Grid Reference: SK6997653721
OS Grid Coordinates: 469976, 353721
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0761, -0.9569

Location: A612, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0JN

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

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Listing Text


1919-0/10/166 (South East side)
11/08/61 No.21
Stenton House


House. Early C19. Brick and stucco with stone dressings and
hipped and gabled concrete tile roofs. Chamfered eaves with
wooden gutters on brackets, 2 side wall stacks. 2 storeys plus
attics with 2 storey wings. Symmetrical garden front has a
pedimented central feature with a French window and flanking
lights, and above it a renewed Venetian window. Above again,
an altered round headed window. On either side, a canted 2
storey bay window with 3 plain sashes on each floor, those
above being smaller. Asymmetrical street front has an
off-centre pedimented recessed entrance bay with a stucco
ground floor with plinth and cornice. Central 6-panel door
flanked by single plain sashes. Above, a central plain sash
and above again, a half-round window. Right wing, 4 windows,
has 3 small sashes and to right a larger sash, all with
glazing bars. Off-centre moulded stone doorcase with 6-panel
door and overlight, flanked to left by 2 plain sashes, and to
right by a larger glazing bar sash. Left wing has a large sash
to left and a small dummy window to right. 2 plain sashes
below. This building was formerly the home of the historian
Sir Frank Stenton.

Listing NGR: SK6997653721

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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