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Lenton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9377 / 52°56'15"N

Longitude: -1.2005 / 1°12'1"W

OS Eastings: 453831

OS Northings: 338115

OS Grid: SK538381

Mapcode National: GBR LBW.31

Mapcode Global: WHDGY.JFK6

Entry Name: Lenton House

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454777

Location: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lenton

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK53NW BEESTON LANE
646-1/6/27 (East side (off))
12/07/72 Lenton House
(Formerly Listed as:
BEESTON LANE
Lenton House, University of
Nottingham)

II

House, now company guest house, attached outbuildings and
screen wall. 1800, with additions 1816 and 1890. Stucco, with
Westmorland slate hipped roofs and various rendered coped
stacks. Plinth, moulded wooden eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, plus basement to addition. 3/3 bays.
L-plan. Windows are mainly original glazing bar sashes. Those
to south and west fronts mostly have shutters.
South front has to right a canted bay window, 2 storeys, 3
sashes. To left, a blank flanked by single windows, and above,
2 windows. West front has a central bow window, 2 storeys, 3
sashes, flanked by single windows. To left, a garden shelter
with 2 pairs of columns.
Entrance front, in courtyard to north, has a central square
porch, 2 storey, with cornice and parapet. Recessed Doric
portico with panelled door in reeded surround. Above, a
round-arched tripartite stair window. Single sash to right,
pairs of smaller sashes on 3 floors to left. Courtyard has a
screen wall to west, with central gateway.
Addition, 1816, to east of the main block, has rendered coped
ridge and side wall stacks. Projecting basement with 4 small
windows, under a balustrade. Above, 4 ground floor windows,
and 3 above, unequally spaced. All these windows have
segmental heads.
At the rear, a low service range flanking the courtyard.
Beyond, service buildings dated 1890, painted brick. 3 ranges,
single storey and 2 storeys.
INTERIOR has a wooden dogleg staircase with stick balusters
and ramped handrail. Ground floor rooms to south front have
cornices and 6-panel doors, Classical inlaid marble fireplace,
and a similar more elaborate fireplace with a figure panel,
flanked by doors. Corresponding first floor rooms and landing
have plaster wall panels, cornices, and 2 fireplaces. One room
with a coved ceiling.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 259).


Listing NGR: SK5383138115

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