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Former Monastic buildings adjoining Kelham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelham, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0917 / 53°5'30"N

Longitude: -0.8459 / 0°50'45"W

OS Eastings: 477382

OS Northings: 355564

OS Grid: SK773555

Mapcode National: GBR BK2.2YH

Mapcode Global: WHFHG.ZKB6

Plus Code: 9C5X35R3+MJ

Entry Name: Former Monastic buildings adjoining Kelham Hall

Listing Date: 8 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242857

Location: Kelham, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG24

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Kelham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Kelham

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Former Monastic buildings adjoining Kelham Hall

Former monastic buildings and chapel, now offices and function room. Designed 1927-29 by Charles Clayton Thompson. Brick and concrete. Three ranges of buildings around a courtyard with the chapel to the north.

Two storey, seven bay south range, has plain tile roof with two stacks. South front has four three-light cross casements, then two similar two-light casements and a round arched entrance, glazed with double glazed doors. About four similar three-light casements in through eaves, half-hipped dormers, and then a pair of gabled dormers each with a similar two-light casement. The final bay has a tiny two-light casement. The courtyard front has two-light cross casements on the ground floor, and two-light casements above. The main, west range, three storey plus attics, has a plain tile half-hipped roof and three ridge stacks. West front, ten bays with two projecting blocks with hipped roofs. The round headed entrance archway, has a single and a two-light cross casement to the left, and to the right a two-light, a single and then a further two-light window, with beyond two, three-light windows, then three altered windows, and finally a single three-light window, all cross casements. Above similar fenestration, with a three-light cross casement over the entrance. Above again similar fenestration through with four through eaves, half-hipped dormers. This range has similar fenestration on the courtyard front.

Chapel: south entrance front, has to the west a two storey link with two round arches and above three round headed windows. Symmetrical front has a central section topped by a round arched parapet, with tall brick side buttresses and single bay wings. Central entrance reached up four steps, has round headed doorway with five round arches, and double panel doors. Above seven tall, round headed lancets, each with a round headed panel, those in the centre taller. The side wings have single round headed panels, with a casement and above a round headed window in each. The incomplete west front is partly weatherboarded. The north front has a canted apse with two small lancets.

Interior, has central square space roofed with high brick lined dome supported on four side arches, with stepped corner arches. The north side has a brick rood arch, and the other sides have pairs of round arches supporting galleries, over the aisles. The interior retains some of its original choir stalls, and gallery and staircase balustrades.

Listing NGR: SK7738255564

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