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Archway House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kings Clipstone, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.1864 / 53°11'11"N

Longitude: -1.093 / 1°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 460702

OS Northings: 365866

OS Grid: SK607658

Mapcode National: GBR 9G8.6GH

Mapcode Global: WHFGZ.55RK

Plus Code: 9C5W5WP4+HQ

Entry Name: Archway House

Listing Date: 11 August 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242213

ID on this website: 101045465

Location: Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG21

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Kings Clipstone

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Clipstone

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Archway House


Hunting lodge. Later a school and now 2 dwellings. 1844. By
Hurst and Moffatt for the Duke of Portland. Gothic style. Near-
replica of the Gatehouse at Worksop Priory. Ashlar with plain
tile roof, c.1983. Chamfered and moulded plinth, first floor
and eaves bands, parapet and moulded coped gables with dogtooth.
2 grouped ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays.
Symmetrical H-plan. 2 corner and 2 intermediate buttresses each
side. Windows are Decorated style lancets with square heads in
segmental headed openings with hood moulds and stops. North and
south fronts have central pointed archway with clustered shaft
responds, flanked by single projecting bay windows with diagonal
buttresses, coped gables and tympani containing sculptured hares.
Each has a triple lancet with flowing tracery. Above, central
transomed 6 light lancet flanked by single niches with figures.
Beyond, a double lancet. Above again, central gable containing
niche with figure and above it, a trefoil light. Identical east
and west ends have each a central studded door with hood mould.
Above, round plaque with hood mould and border inscribed (to
east) 'Tu secanda Marmora locas sub ipsum funus' and (to west)
'Sepulchri Immemor Struis Domos'. Each contains a shield
inscribed 'A D 1842 D P Aet. 74'. Below central archway,
moulded timber ceiling with arch braces on corbels. Interior has
winder stairs, 7 doors with lancet panels, Classical style hob
grate in chamfered surround. Central hall has principal rafter
roof with arch braces carrying matchboarded pointed vault.

Listing NGR: SK6070265866

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