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Norton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4904 / 52°29'25"N

Longitude: -2.9985 / 2°59'54"W

OS Eastings: 332302

OS Northings: 288527

OS Grid: SO323885

Mapcode National: GBR B6.J8G9

Mapcode Global: VH75X.ZN6P

Entry Name: Norton House

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256932

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


12/22 No. 5 (Norton House)


House. Cl7, underbuilt and refaced in the early C19. Timber framed,
underbuilt with limestone rubble, and stucco facing; slate roof,
in 2 ranges to right. 3 framed bays. 2 storeys. Deep eaves, integral
brick end stacks to right, and C17 lateral brick stack at rear off-
centre to left. 3-window front; 16-pane glazing bar sashes. Mid- to
late-C19 four-panelled door between first and second windows from right
with 4-part rectangular overlight, architrave, and bracketed hood.
Interior: evidence of former continuously jettied first floor.
Chamfered and stopped beams; 2 moulded and carved beams with bold
leaf decoration on underside (c.f. Blunden Hall, Brampton Road);
C17 corner fireplaces with chamfered lintels; early-C18 dog-leg
staircase with winders, closed string, turned balusters, moulded hand-
rail, columnular bottom newel post, and splat balusters to landing,
shaped to represent turned twisted balusters.

Listing NGR: SO3230288527

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