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Cranfield House and Adjoining Garden Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0777 / 53°4'39"N

Longitude: -0.9528 / 0°57'9"W

OS Eastings: 470252

OS Northings: 353896

OS Grid: SK702538

Mapcode National: GBR BK3.5XS

Mapcode Global: WHFHF.BWKY

Plus Code: 9C5X32HW+3V

Entry Name: Cranfield House and Adjoining Garden Walls

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242318

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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1919-0/11/28 (North East side)
07/08/52 No.25
Cranfield house and adjoining garden


Former prebendal house of Oxton I, now a house. Built 1709 for
canon George Mompesson. Brick with stone dressings and hipped
slate roof. Plinth, rusticated quoins, first floor band,
moulded eaves, 2 brick ridge stacks. Front windows all glazing
bar sashes with plain surrounds. 2 storeys plus attics,
5-window range. Central first floor window has moulded
surround and segmental pediment breaking into the eaves. Attic
has 3 gabled dormers. Moulded doorcase with half-glazed door
and overlight. Interior has 2 panelled rooms and original
staircase. This building closely resembles Mompesson House,
Salisbury, built c1701 by another member of the family.
Adjoining brick garden walls have gabled coping. Street side
has a central pair of square stone gatepiers and simple
wrought iron gates. This building is one of the 9 remaining
prebendal houses formerly attached to Southwell Minster.
(Norman Summers: A Prospect of Southwell: London: 1974-:

Listing NGR: SK7025253896

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