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Description: Norney Grange
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288363
OS Grid Reference: SU9384044906
OS Grid Coordinates: 493840, 144906
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1957, -0.6584
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SU 94 SW SHACKLEFORD CP ELSTEAD ROAD
7/106 Norney Grange
House. 1897 by C.A. Voysey for the Rev. W. Leighton Grane, extended in
1903 for J.W. Wainwright. Roughcast with yellow limestone dressings,
hipped slate roofs. Long rectangular plan with service end to right.
Two storeys and attic in gable to left end, two storeys to centre and
right with single storey to right end. Half-H shaped section to right
with recessed centre and projecting battered and buttressed gable bays to
ends. Gable to left jettied on stone brackets. Rendered stack to centre
with half-domed hood over bell attached to front, massive offset stack to
left end on plinth with quadrant sections flanking shaft. Stone dressed
leaded fenestration. Three "breathers" in gable apex, 6-light round bay
window rising through both floors, mullioned and transomed on ground
floor. Two "breathers" to right hand gable with stone dressed casements,
two on first floor and three below. One 4-light window to left of centre
and taller 4-light mullioned and transomed window to right of centre in
recessed range. Smaller, double gabled bays to right with stacks to
ends. One window on first floor of each gable under tiled pentice hoods,
two ground floor casements to left and one 6-light ground floor window to
right continuing under cornice into single storey range to right end,
thus becoming flat-roofed eaves dormer window. Stone projecting entrance
porch to centre of recessed bay with open segmental pediment over large
leaded oculus. Piers to ends and rounded corners to form D shape on
ground floor with niches and windows to sides. Doubled studded doors
with strapwork decoration. Original drains with curious billeted
crenellations to hoppers.
Garden Front: gabled ends to main range jettied with battering buttresses
and round bay windows. Triple-gabled range set back to left end.
Interior: largely intact. Entrance hall, wood panelled with half domed
ceiling and gallery landing to rear with square railed balustrade projecting
in shallow bow to centre. Original "bird and tree" ventilation grilles
and heart shaped keyholes on doors. Panelled library with marble fireplace
and original copper and brass surrounds with flower motifs. Green marble
chimney breast in end room to left and many other interior fittings remain.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) page 452
R.I.B.A. JOURNAL pp 97-102 March 1971
ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL. Vol 72 May 1957 page 240
John Brandon Jones on C.A. Voysey
R.I.B.A. JOURNAL page 764 Vol. 38. October 17, 1931. The Work of
C.A. Voysey by H.M. Fletcher
THE LAST COUNTRY HOUSES (1983) by Clive Aslet.
Listing NGR: SU9384044906
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