Photograph caption: On the left, the pleasure grounds of Mr C H Soresby's elegant Nunsfield House (built 1828), today probably the only structure apart from the church to survive in this area. (1)
Nunsfield House was built in the early 19th century from ashlar. It is 2 storeys high with 3 sash windows per story and a channelled sill band. There is a Doric porch with triglyph frieze, cornice, a square flight of steps up, glazed divided doors and a rectangular fanlight. The eaves are plain eaves and there is a hipped slate roof. There are later additions at the rear. The interior retains simple contemporary features. It is now used as a Community Centre. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 22.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1215692.
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Centred SK 38567 33115 (41m by 35m)
DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE
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