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Description: Norton Court Including Courtyard Walls and Outbuildings
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176475
OS Grid Reference: TQ9673861202
OS Grid Coordinates: 596738, 161202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3159, 0.8218
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TQ 96 SE NORTON AND BUCKLAND NORTON LANE
1/69 Norton Court
walls and out-
House and courtyards. C17, remodelled early C19 and 1910
by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Painted brick in Flemish bond
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys on plinth, with platband
and cornice, and attic with 3 pedimented dormers and stacks
to rear right and to left. Irregular fenestration of 6 glazing
bar sashes with shutters on first floor, and 4 segment headed
glazing bar sashes on ground floor. Two 8 panelled doors to
left and to right. Main entrance in right return front, double
doors of 6 panels with tracered elliptical fanlight, and attached
Doric columns. Rear ranges tile hung and half-hipped.
Interior: contains a painted "monks room" decorated by fugitive
Catholic recusant C17. Courtyard and garden walls to rear of
house in painted and red brick approx. 8 feet in height in
3 courts enclosing an area approx. 100 yards long by 60
yards. The house was originally built 1625 for the Milles
family, reputedly by Inigo Jones. Remodelled early C19 and
restored by Blomfield in 1910, the main range was destroyed
by fire 1966. The present house, of the late C17, was
a service wing to the main range.
Listing NGR: TQ9673861202
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Source: English Heritage
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