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Epperstone Manor and Attached and Adjacent Walls, Epperstone

Description: Epperstone Manor and Attached and Adjacent Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 242098

OS Grid Reference: SK6498248511
OS Grid Coordinates: 464982, 348511
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0299, -1.0325

Location: Main Street, Epperstone, Nottinghamshire NG14 6AA

Locality: Epperstone
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG14 6AA

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Listing Text

(south side)
Epperstone Manor and
attached and
adjacent walls

House and attached and adjacent walls now Nottinghamshire
Constabulary Police Training School. Mid C18, 1866, 1876, and
1893. Render with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. 7 ashlar
stacks. Ashlar coped gables with kneelers and single ridge
ashlar orb finials. Moulded ashlar eaves band broken by the
gables. Chamfered ashlar plinth. First floor and first floor
sill bands. 2 storeys, garden front of 9 bays. Dated rainwater
heads the right 5 bays being 1876, the single left bay 1893, and
the remaining 3 bays 1866. Single central and outer bays project
and are gabled. Single central bay, canted on the ground floor
has a single glazing bar quadripartite cross casement flanked by
single similar single light casements. To the right is a single
similar casement a 4 centred arched doorway with glazed and
panelled door and overlight and further right a single similar
casement. On the far right the single projecting bay is canted
as the central bay. To the left off centre is a single
tripartite cross casement, a similar doorway and door and further
left a single similar tripartite casement. On the far left is a
single storey projecting ashlar bay with parapet decorated with
open arches this bay has a single 5-light cross casement. Above,
single central quadripartite cross casement with ashlar dripmould
flanked by 2 gabled half dormers each with single tripartite
cross casement and ashlar dripmould. On the far right is a
single quadripartite cross casement with ashlar dripmould and on
the far left a single 5-light cross casement with flush ashlar
quoin surround and dripmould. Extending in front for about 45
metres is an area paved with ashlar and an ashlar balustraded
wall broken twice by single flights of steps. To the rear left
is a 2 storey 2 bay wing in front extends a rendered wall with
ashlar coping and 4-centred arched doorway with C19 plank door.
Further left is a red brick and hipped plain tile tower with
ashlar eaves band. 3 storeys, single bay. First and 2nd floor
ashlar bands. Ground floor has 2 casements set at different
levels and the top floor has a single 2-light casement with
ashlar dripmould, all with ashlar sills and lintels. Entrance
front of 3 gabled bays, the right 2 being C18 and set back on a
lower plinth. Ashlar porch on moulded plinth with 4-centred
arched moulded doorway with a double C19 door, decorative
spandrels and Tudor style hoodmould. The parapet decorated with
lozenge. Inner similarly arched doorway with panelled and part
glazed door. To the right is a single glazing bar cross casement
and to the left a single tripartite glazing bar cross casement.
The single bay to the left has a single external stack flanked on
both floors by single single-light casements, those above being
smaller. Above right are 2 glazing bar cross casements. All
casements have lead glazing bars. Attached to the rear of the
house and extending for about 47 metres is a stepped ashlar wall
with shaped coping. The wall rises even higher when it meets a
single storey projection from the house. There is a single 4-
centred arched domestic gateway with plank door. The wall
terminates at the right in a large gateway with plank double
gate. Interior. Panelled entrance hall with Ionic pilasters,
some of the panelling being C17 with ashlar fireplace and
decoratively carved C17 overmantel. Staircase hall with C19
panelling with some decorative strapwok to doorways. Open well
staircase with turned balusters and carved tread ends. Large
rectangular light over. Suite of rooms off with decorative
plaster ceilings and cornices and decorative doorcases and
fireplaces. 1st floor has some panelled rooms. Some rooms with
decorative plaster work, cornices, fireplaces and doorcases.

Listing NGR: SK6498248511

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Source: English Heritage

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