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Description: The South Canonry, Now Bishop's House
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319066
OS Grid Reference: SU1414729170
OS Grid Coordinates: 414147, 129170
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0617, -1.7995
No 71 (The South Canonry,
now Bishop's House)
SU 1429 SW 5/4 28.2.52.
Earlier canonical house on this site. The building was severely damaged in
tile Civil War and successively rebuilt circa 1665, major alterations in 1778,
early C19 and 1889.
2 storey. Red brick on stone plinth. Bracketed and moulded stone cornice,
broken over slight central projection with pediment. Old tile roof swept
out over eaves and with sloping ridge of pediment carried high up main sloped
5 windows on lst floor, the central with bracketed stone cill and stone architrave
surround. 4 taller windows on ground floor. All windows with triple keystones.
6-Panel central door with plain fanlight in arched stone opening with moulded
surround with stone doorcase of pilasters, broken cornice and broken pediment.
Narrow side windows flanking doorway with stone surrounds, probably later insertic
The house has C19 additions on south west side, and west front redone 1889.
Earlier features inside: room to right of entrance has moulded beams and a
large boss with arms of Henry Seward circa 1640. To right of main front
remains of C17/C18 service wing only part wall of old stone flint and brick
with C19 lean-to brick additions on west side.
Former stables of No 71 see under Nos 71A and 71B
All the listed buildings in the Close form an outstanding group.
Listing NGR: SU1414729168
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Source: English Heritage
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