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Dunham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0769 / 53°4'36"N

Longitude: -0.957 / 0°57'25"W

OS Eastings: 469972

OS Northings: 353806

OS Grid: SK699538

Mapcode National: GBR BK3.4VW

Mapcode Global: WHFHF.8XKK

Entry Name: Dunham House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242503

Location: Southwell, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG25

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Southwell

Built-Up Area: Southwell

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Southwell St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SOUTHWELL

WESTGATE
SK6953
1919-0/10/195 (North West side)
07/08/52 No.8
Dunham House

GV II

Former prebendal house, now offices. Early C17. Remodelled and
refenestrated for Sherbrooke Lowe c1780. Rear range and
service wing and front porch for George Barrow c1805. Mid C20
office addition to south west. Brick, stuccoed, with stone
dressings and hipped and gabled slate roofs. 4 ridge, 2 gable
and 2 side wall stacks. Symmetrical front, 2 storeys, 7
windows, has plinth, moulded parapet and coped gables. 7
glazing bar sashes. Central square porch with segment headed
opening, string course and partly balustraded parapet,
covering a 6-panelled door with moulded surround. On either
side, 3 glazing bar sashes, 2 to the far right being larger.
Irregular garden front, early C19, has plinth, string course
and parapet. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes. 2 storeys,
12 windows. To left, two 2-storey semicircular bow windows,
that to the left being larger. Each has 3 sashes on each
floor. In the centre, a 2 window range with a curved end, and
sashes of different sizes. Below, 2 French windows. To right,
a slightly projecting wing with 3 windows, the central one
with a cast iron balcony. Below, 2 plain sashes and to right a
flat roofed C20 addition. Interior has entrance hall with
modillion cornice and elliptical arched opening to stairwell.
Cantilevered dogleg stair and landing, c1805, with cut string
and foliated cast iron and wrought iron stick balusters.
Scrolled and ramped handrail. Principal rooms to garden front
have palmette and vine trail cornices. Late C17 principal
rafter roof of re-used timber, with double purlins and
collars. This building is one of the 9 remaining prebendal
houses formerly attached to Southwell Minster.
(Norman Summers: A Prospect of Southwell: London: 1974-:
82-85).


Listing NGR: SK6997253806

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