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The Old Manor and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in Norbury and Roston, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9784 / 52°58'42"N

Longitude: -1.8149 / 1°48'53"W

OS Eastings: 412525

OS Northings: 342357

OS Grid: SK125423

Mapcode National: GBR 495.9Z1

Mapcode Global: WHCFB.3D1J

Plus Code: 9C4WX5HP+92

Entry Name: The Old Manor and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81304

Location: Norbury and Roston, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Norbury and Roston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Norbury St Mary and St Barlock

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1/74 (North Side)
The Old Manor and attached
5.2.52 Garden Wall

Medieval hall house with later small country house attached. Early C14 with Cl5,
C16 and C17 additions and alterations and late C17 with C19 addition,restored
1964-9. Medieval hall house was built by the Fitzherbert family who lived there
until the Elizabethan period-when persecution for their Catholic faith almost
ruined them. The building of the late C17 house is attributed to the Maskerys,
their tenants. The building had been used as a farmhouse for many years before
its restoration. sandstone ashlar and red brick with Brick and stone dressings.
Plain tile roofs, that to late C17 house hipped and with brick ridge stacks, whilst
the medieval hall has moulded stone coped gables and a large stepped, external
stone side wall stack to east wall. L-plan with eight bay late C17 house to south
and two bay hall house, linked by C17 bay, attached at right angles to east. Both
two storey, late C17 house with attics and hall house with cellar. Medieval hall
house constructed principally of ashlar has main facade to west with moulded first
floor stringcourse. Ground floor had central, early C14 moulded four-centred
arched doorcase with carved spandrels, flat returned hoodmould and small plaque
above to centre in moulded surround. To either side C15 ashlar buttresses and
beyond to north a semi-circular headed doorcase with lozenge designs on the raised
imposts and keystone. Plain hood over and above raised stone blocks with date
'158?' inscribed on it. Beyond the other buttress to south,is a 4-light recessed
timber mullion window, all mullions C20, and below are two small square stone
windows to the cellar. Beyond again to south another Cl5 buttress. Above two
early C14 2-light pointed windows with trefoil headed lights, pierced spandrels
and hoodmoulds over with carved head labels. Attached to south C17 brick bay with
first floor band and segment headed single light windows either side of segment
headed door below,with 4-light timber mullion window above. Attached to north of
hall running west is a medieval stone rubble wall with C20 dovecote to west end and
medieval door to centre. Late C17 house to south is constructed of red brick with
stone plinth, plain first floor band, quoins and moulded eaves cornices. The south
facade has a flush stone doorcase with moulded fillet to edge and C20 panelled doors.
To west four tall timber cross windows under segment heads Three similar windows
to east of doorcase. Above eight similar windows. All fenestration C20 leaded
lights but incorporating C15 stained glass roundels and coats of arms to upper
lights. Above in roof three hipped gabled dormers with casements. Interior of the
hall house has re-used Cl5 beams in roof, a flush chamfered fireplace to upper
hall and a close studded timber partition to lower room, which also has a C13
segment headed door to south side.

Listing NGR: SK1252542357

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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