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Description: Oaks Park and Adjoining Terrace Wall and Steps
Date Listed: 28 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 455871
OS Grid Reference: SK3662282067
OS Grid Coordinates: 436622, 382067
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3343, -1.4515
SK38SE NORTON LANE, Norton
784-1/10/870 (East side (off))
28/06/73 Oaks Park and adjoining terrace wall
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
Terrace wall and steps to south of
Country house, now apartments, and adjoining terrace wall and
steps. Late C17, remodelled early C18 for Richard Bagshawe,
and further remodelled 1811-27 by Joseph Badger of Lancaster
for Sir William and William John Bagshawe. Coursed rubble with
ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs, with 4 coped stone
ridge stacks and a similar rear wall stack containing a
EXTERIOR: plinth, string course, moulded eaves, coped parapet.
3 storeys; 9 window range of 12 pane sashes with stone
surrounds, the central one with cornice on brackets. Above,
seven 6-pane sashes with similar surrounds. Central Doric
portico with entablature and glazed double doors with
overlight. On either side, three 12 pane sashes with stone
Left return has similar fenestration with 4 windows. At the
left corner, a canted stair turret. Right return, 2 storeys,
has three 15 pane sashes each floor. To right, a single storey
service building with hipped roof and a ridge stack, and a
single 2-light barred mullioned window. Right return has a
door flanked by a 19 pane sash to left and a smaller sash to
right. Main rear elevation has irregular fenestration with a
large multi pane stair window to right.
Adjoining early C19 kitchen, single storey, has hipped slate
roof and shouldered side wall stack with 3 coped flues. Two 4
pane sashes. To right, single storey projection with a canted
corner and 6-panel door.
INTERIOR: entrance hall has moulded cross beam ceiling and
elliptical arched recess containing beaded 6-panel door.
Marble fireplace with C19 oak overmantel. C18 main dogleg
stair, 2 flights, flared at the foot, with ramped scrolled
handrail and enriched vase and stem balusters. Drawing room,
to left, has full height C17 panelling with fluted Ionic
pilasters, dentilled cornice, and enriched cross beam ceiling
with central boss. Glazed fitted bookcases and C19 Classical
marble fireplace with tiled surround and overmantel mirror.
Dining room, to right, has early C19 decoration with enriched
cornice and ceiling, and pilastered south wall. North end has
an elliptical arched half-round alcove with fluted Ionic
pilasters. Marble fireplace. Open well minor staircase has
cast-iron vine trail and stick balusters. Wainscotted kitchen
has large fitted range with plain stone surround and
mantelshelf, flanked by single chamfered segment-headed
openings. First floor music room has cross beam ceiling with 2
fluted Doric columns. Various moulded 6-panel doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, attached paved terrace with flat
coped wall with pedestals. Central steps with moulded ashlar
caps to piers. Approx 80m long.
Oaks Park was in the ownership of the Bagshawe family from the
late C17 till c1987.
(Oakes Park (sic): Mrs Thornber Bagshawe: Derby: 1976-).
Listing NGR: SK3662282067
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Source: English Heritage
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