- 24 Jul 2002
- Norton House, 5 Church Street, Bishops Castle, South Shropshire, Shropshire, SY9 5AA
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. CHURCH STREET (west side)
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
Copyright IoE Mr John Annetts. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Annetts, John
Rights Holder: Annetts, John
Brick, Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Stucco, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building