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Description: East Norton Hall
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 190785
OS Grid Reference: SK7844700565
OS Grid Coordinates: 478447, 300565
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5972, -0.8433
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SK70 SE EAST NORTON LODDINGTON LANE (West Side)
2/10 East Norton Hall
Country House. Circa 1840 in Elizabethan style. Coursed and squared ironstone
rubble with limestone dressings and stone tiled roof. 2 storeyed with attics.
Main block square in plan with large additional lower wing. Present entrance
front to east has 3 bay with mullioned lights to left, then a tall narrow
projecting gable with tall 3-light mullioned windows, and a wider gable recessed
beyond. Its mullioned windows have minimal pedimented heads. Lower wing of
1½ storeys to right, with the doorway to its left with overlight in stone
architrave. 4 bays with mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights beyond, and 5
upper gabled dormers. North front is symmetrically arranged with 3 bays, each
gabled. Central double doors with semi-circular fanlight set in small porch
with Doric pilasters on high pedastals supporting a fretted parapet. A 2-light
window to each side of the door with minimal pediments, and paired lights
above. Outer bays have squared bay windows of 4 tall lights with parapets
with fretted decoration. Gabled attics have 2-light mullioned windows. Plinth
and sill bands. West elevation has 3 bays to main block. Central door in architrave
with medallions in the entablature and a canted bay window to right. 3-light
windows on each floor with pedimented heads in left hand gable. Tall window
over door, and gabled dormers above. Two gables to rear wing, with large mullioned
lights and resited datestone (1674) in one. All gables throughout are coped
with moulded kneelers. Gable and axial stacks.
Listing NGR: SK7844700565
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Source: English Heritage
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