NORNEY GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1029515
Date first listed:
21-May-1985
Statutory Address:
NORNEY GRANGE, ELSTEAD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORNEY GRANGE, ELSTEAD ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Guildford (District Authority)
Parish:
Shackleford
National Grid Reference:
SU 93840 44906

Details

SU 94 SW SHACKLEFORD CP ELSTEAD ROAD

7/106 Norney Grange

GV II*

House. 1897 by C.A. Voysey for the Rev. W. Leighton Grane, extended in 1903 for J.W. Wainwright. Roughcast with yellow limestone dressings, hipped slate roofs. Long rectangular plan with service end to right. Two storeys and attic in gable to left end, two storeys to centre and right with single storey to right end. Half-H shaped section to right with recessed centre and projecting battered and buttressed gable bays to ends. Gable to left jettied on stone brackets. Rendered stack to centre with half-domed hood over bell attached to front, massive offset stack to left end on plinth with quadrant sections flanking shaft. Stone dressed leaded fenestration. Three "breathers" in gable apex, 6-light round bay window rising through both floors, mullioned and transomed on ground floor. Two "breathers" to right hand gable with stone dressed casements, two on first floor and three below. One 4-light window to left of centre and taller 4-light mullioned and transomed window to right of centre in recessed range. Smaller, double gabled bays to right with stacks to ends. One window on first floor of each gable under tiled pentice hoods, two ground floor casements to left and one 6-light ground floor window to right continuing under cornice into single storey range to right end, thus becoming flat-roofed eaves dormer window. Stone projecting entrance porch to centre of recessed bay with open segmental pediment over large leaded oculus. Piers to ends and rounded corners to form D shape on ground floor with niches and windows to sides. Doubled studded doors with strapwork decoration. Original drains with curious billeted crenellations to hoppers.

Garden Front: gabled ends to main range jettied with battering buttresses and round bay windows. Triple-gabled range set back to left end.

Interior: largely intact. Entrance hall, wood panelled with half domed ceiling and gallery landing to rear with square railed balustrade projecting in shallow bow to centre. Original "bird and tree" ventilation grilles and heart shaped keyholes on doors. Panelled library with marble fireplace and original copper and brass surrounds with flower motifs. Green marble chimney breast in end room to left and many other interior fittings remain.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) page 452

R.I.B.A. JOURNAL pp 97-102 March 1971

ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL. Vol 72 May 1957 page 240 John Brandon Jones on C.A. Voysey

R.I.B.A. JOURNAL page 764 Vol. 38. October 17, 1931. The Work of C.A. Voysey by H.M. Fletcher

THE LAST COUNTRY HOUSES (1983) by Clive Aslet.

Listing NGR: SU9384044906

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
288363
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Aslet, C, The Last Country House, (1982)
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 452
'Royal Institute of British Architects Journal' in 17 October, , Vol. 38, (1931), 764
'Royal Institute of British Architects Journal' in March, (1971), 97-102
'Architectural Association Journal' in May, , Vol. 72, (1957), 240

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 06 May 2005
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