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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NORMAN COURT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1173046

Location

NORMAN COURT HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HampshireTest ValleyDistrict AuthorityWest Tytherley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 141031

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Details

WEST TYTHERLEY NORTHAW SCHOOL SU 23 SE 1/5 Norman Court House 19/2/86

GV II*

Medium sized country house. Circa 1752 central block with separate flanking service wings, c1818 wings added to each end, garden front and new entrance end stuccoed, internally remodelled, by H Harrison (possibly assistant of G Dance, who had prepared drawings), late C19/early C20 towers built to N side, again made entrance, internally altered. Brick with blue headers and stone dressings, part stuccoed, lead and slate roofs. Plan of central mid C18 block of 3 storeys on cellars, 5 x 4 bays with early C19 2 x 3 bay wings at each end, and on corners of N entrance front late C19 4-storey towers, linking house to mid C18 low 2-storey, 9 bay service wings, running N. Entrance front of 3 storeys (4 for towers), 9 bays has central mid C18 projecting full-height half-hexagonal bay, with early C20 porch in front with rusticated blue quoins and Doric doorcase. In front of 2 bays either side, single storey parapeted early C20 addition, with light well and balustraded in front. In each bay, on all floors, on 3 faces on bay, and in towers, 12-pane sash. Modillioned 2nd floor string, and moulded cornice carried right across, with parapet pierced by balustrades above each window, but towers have 9-pane sash on 4th floor, modillioned eaves to hipped roof with finial, also rusticated blue quoins. End bays blank, but against tower 2 storey continuation of service wing. These have projecting centre 3 bays with 2-storey tall rusticated arch infilled with blue headers. Pediment over with toothed architrave and keyed oculus. In each bay on ground floor 12-pane sash or 6-panel door under fanlight, those in end 3 bays recessed in arches with blue imposts. Rusticated quoins and raised 1st floor band. On 1st floor, except centre 9-pane sash. Stone coping to parapet. Roof hipped. Garden front has C18 central 5 bay, 2 storey and attic block, projecting C19 2 bays, 2 storeys and attic. Giant stuccoed Ionic pilasters applied C19. 3 stone steps to French windows in each bay and centre of wings. On 1st floor 9 12-pane sashes, set higher in wings. 2nd floor modillioned cornice. In centre in attic 9-pane sashes, parapet over, raised above centre 3 bays, end bays have long panel in attic. Large stack at ends of original block. C19 orangery at one end. Other end made entrance early C19 with Greek revival Stuccowork. Interior interesting and difficult to date. Behind entrance C19/early C20 hall. On garden front C19 billiards room, 2 small drawing rooms, large drawing room C18 and C19, and library C19 but C18/C17 Gibbons style carvings.

Listing NGR: SP2674829915

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National Grid Reference: SU 26519 30926

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