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Norton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5583 / 51°33'30"N

Longitude: -2.1674 / 2°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 388489

OS Northings: 184397

OS Grid: ST884843

Mapcode National: GBR 1PY.BTJ

Mapcode Global: VH95Y.D316

Entry Name: Norton Manor

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318054

Location: Norton, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Norton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Norton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

NORTON SHERSTON ROAD
ST 88 SE
(north side)
5/57
Norton Manor
12.12.51
GV II*

Manor House. Early C17 with 1623 south addition (dated on porch),
1850s re-ordering, 1901 extensions by F.A. Lawson of Stroud and
further addition in 1925. Coursed rubble with flush rusticated
dressed stone quoins, ashlar to south porch, window surrounds,
stacks and copings; hipped and gabled stone slate roofs. T-shaped
plan with early C17 range to the north and 1623 addition to the
south; 1901 linking section to the east and 1925 west porch.
1623 block has south front of 2 storeys, 5 bays. Window openings
regularized in the C19: 3 and 4-light ovolo mullions with small
pane glazing, hoodmoulds and flush strainer arches. Central 2-
storey gabled porch with Roman Doric columns to ground floor and
Ionic above, both with heavily moulded cornices. Three-light
ovolo-moulded mullion to parvise, ball finial to gable apex.
Round-arched entrance with keystone and Tudor-arched inner doorway
with plank door. Tall stacks rebuilt in 1901 with egg-and-dart
cornices. Similar porch to west front dated 1925 but with balcony
now glazed. Early C17 range to north with 2 attenuated gables and
1901 ovolo mullion fenestration. East entrance front of 1901
(dated around doorway).
Interior. Staircase of the 1850s in Jacobean style inserted by
Lord Holland: early C17 panelling in Drawing Room inserted in
1901-9 by Captain C.H. Fenwick; fine marble chimneypiece in second
Dining Room with detached columns and lotus capitals.
(June Badeni, Wiltshire Forefathers, 1960; N. Pevsner, The
Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975.)


Listing NGR: ST8848984397

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