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The Dower House and Garden Wall, Carlton-on-Trent

Description: The Dower House and Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 242717

OS Grid Reference: SK7998464053
OS Grid Coordinates: 479984, 364053
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1676, -0.8050

Location: Church Lane, Carlton-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire NG23 6LP

Locality: Carlton-on-Trent
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 6LP

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/14 The Dower House
and garden wall


House. C19, incorporating a C18 house. Brick with hipped and
gabled slate and pantile roofs. Ashlar dressings, plinth, first
floor band, eaves band, bracketed cornice, balustrade. 5 roof
and 2 gable stacks. Windows are mostly plain and margin light
sashes. 3 storeys, 3 bays, square plan with wings to west and
north. Main south front has moulded and panelled ashlar doorcase
with shoulders and shafts, and large pierced brackets to hood,
containing panelled door with overlight. Flanked by single
square bay windows with shafts, cornices and balustrades, each
with 3 sashes. Above, 3 sashes, and above again, 3 smaller
sashes, all with moulded architraves. 2 storey, 2 bay service
wing to east, has cornice, parapet, and coped gable. To south,
off-centre door flanked to left by 2 casements, all with
segmental heads, and to right, garage door. Above, 2 sashes. To
right again, single bay brick outhouse with pantile roof and
single gable stack. North front has to left C19 rear wing with 2
glazing bar sashes with segmental heads, on each floor. To
right, C19 lean-to with slate roof and cogged eaves, with, to
left, a glazing bar sash and to right, panelled doorcase with
hood. To right again, gabled north wing, refronted C18, with
first floor and eaves band. North gable has pilastered round
headed opening with moulded soffit and paterae, framing a French
window with flanking lights like a Venetian window. Above, a
plain sash with segmental head. East front has left a sash with
segmental head and Gothick tracery, and above, a sash with
segmental head. Interior has living room with moulded cornice
and coffered painted ceiling. Other principal rooms have moulded
friezes and cornices and coffered ceilings, and moulded and
reeded doorcases with friezes and cornices, all with similar
patterns to those at Carlton Hall. 4 large C19 marble and stone
fireplaces, one with flanking panelled fitted cupboards. Dog-leg
stair with landing square and turned newels, stick balusters,
ramped and scrolled handrail. Several C18 panelled and plank
doors. Adjoining brick boundary wall has to south pierced ashlar
balustrade and coping, 3 panelled ashlar piers with plinths,
cornices and pyramidal caps, and pair of ornate cast iron gates.
To north, higher wall with ashlar coping and 2 doors with
segmental heads.

Listing NGR: SK7998464053

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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