Norton Hall Hospital With Colonnade And Orangery / Norton Hall

29 Oct 2006
Norton Hall Hospital With Colonnade And Orangery, Norton Church Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Norton Hall, Norton Church Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SK38SE NORTON CHURCH ROAD, Norton 784-1/10/864 (North West side) 28/06/73 Norton Hall Hospital with colonnade and orangery (Formerly Listed as: NORTON CHURCH ROAD Norton Hall)


Country house, now hospital, with colonnade and orangery. Late C18, with rear additions and orangery 1853-57, and alterations c1900 and mid and late C20. Ashlar with hipped slate roofs with single side wall and rear wall coped stacks to the main block. EXTERIOR: plinth, quoins, first and second floor bands, cornice and blocking course. 3 storeys; 7 window range. Windows are mainly C20 top hung casements with and without glazing bars. All have moulded surrounds and keystones. Front has projecting pedimented centre, 3 windows, flanked on either side by 2 windows. Above, 7 small 6 pane sashes, the 2 to left replaced by C20 casements. Open Doric 3 bay colonnade to entrance, with cornice and flanking pilasters. Central door flanked by single large windows, all with overlights. Left return has 5 windows on each floor. To left, C19 addition, 2 storeys; 3 window range. Canted hipped central bay window with 3 windows on each floor, flanked by single windows. Coped side wall stack. To left again, C19 2 storey block with rendered first floor. 3 partly reglazed windows and below, 2 larger plain sashes. To left, at right angles, 8 bay colonnade leading to orangery, with Doric columns, cornice and blocking course. To left, taller orangery with quoins, cornice and blocking course, and 3 tall round-arched openings with keystones. Colonnade and orangery have their openings filled in and 2 large glazing bar windows inserted in each bay. Right return has 5 windows on each floor, 4 ground floor ones being wooden cross casements with overlights. To right, lower 2 storey C18 range with 2 large coped ridge stacks. Three 18 pane sashes, the left one partly blocked at the foot. Low 4-column Doric portico flanked by two 24-pane sashes. Under the portico, a low door flanked by single oval windows with keystones. To right, a 2-storey wing with a 3-light stone mullioned window and below, 2 tall glazing bar sashes. Irregular rear elevation with various mid C20 additions. INTERIOR has entrance hall with strapwork frieze and plasterwork ceiling. Cantilever stone open well stair with cast-iron balustrade and enriched plaster dado and wall panels. On the first floor, a Venetian stair window. Mid C20 lift shaft in the stair well. Similar plainer rear stair with iron stick balusters. Panelled Wren Room, c1900, has modillion cornice and enriched coved cross beam ceiling with oval central panel. Rear recess with cornice and fluted wooden Corinthian columns. Marble fireplace with C17 style wooden surround and overmantel with broken pediment and shell. Divided front ground floor rooms have enriched doorcase and cornices, the left room cornice with musical motifs. At the rear, tiled hallway with queen post truss roof and cellar with 2 brick arches carried on a Doric column. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 479-480).

Listing NGR: SK3580982175


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2169 IOE Records taken by Barbara A West; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: West, Barbara A

Rights Holder: West, Barbara A


Ashlar, Slate, Georgian Counting House, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Colonnade, Unassigned, Building Component, Building, Orangery, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Glasshouse, Garden Building, Hospital, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare