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Description: Northorpe Hall
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 196849
OS Grid Reference: SK8967896891
OS Grid Coordinates: 489678, 396891
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4611, -0.6507
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SK 89 SE NORTHORPE MONSON ROAD
5/39 Northorpe Hall
Small country house. 1875, by G. H. Goldsmith of Manchester, a
late example of Norman revival style. Ashlar, coursed limestone
rubble, yellow brick, slate roofs and ashlar stacks. The
entrance front is an ashlar block of 2 storeys and 6 bays with
roll moulded base, decorative corbelled eaves, crow stepped
gables, moulded kneelers and ball finials. The left hand bay is
set back to form a battered entrance bay under a separate gabled
block. The half glazed double doors are reached up 3 steps and
are set in a semi-circular surround of one order with circular
nook shafts, scalloped capitals and an arch with an outer order
of zigzag moulding and billetted hood mould. Above the doorway
is a balcony on stone brackets with a front pierced with stars
and having a zigzag base. A 2 light casement window with
transom opens onto the balcony, it is set in a moulded recess
with a decorated corbel top. In the gable over is a shield set
in a scrolled surround. To the left of the entrance bay is a
full height stair light consisting of 3 round headed lights
divided vertically by moulded mullions and horizontally by a
series of stepped panels containing plain shields and scrolls.
To the right is a ground floor 2 ight casement with beyond a
projecting rectangular bay with castellated top, a door and a
further 2 light casement. To the first floor under stone stepped
gablettes are 2 two light casements and beyond 2 further smaller
casements. In the gablettes are mock arrow loops. Beyond is a 3
storey service block in yellow brick. The interior has a
corridor ceiling with a pattern of squares and bosses and an
arcaded stair hall.
Listing NGR: SK8967896891
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Source: English Heritage
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