NORNEY GRANGE.

1897

Shackleford, Surrey.

For the Reverend Leighton Grane.

Additions and alteration to the house in 1903.

Unexecuted designs for new stable buildings and cottage for J. G. Wainwright, 1903.

The house was restored by Jack Warshaw.


 
The walls are roughcast, the windows mostly have stone dressings and the roofs are covered with green slates.

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo on www.shackleford.org

 

 

Photo on www.artsandcraftsdesign.com

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo by Duncan McNeill for Royal Pavilon, Art Gallery and Museums, Brighton

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

 

Norney Grange, photo by Dr Peter King

 

Norney Grange, photo by Paul Lyons, www.imagesofengland.org.uk

 

 

Designs for Norney (now Norney Grange), Shackleford, Surrey,
                                  for the Rev. Leighton Grane: ground floor plan and elevations (preliminary design I),
Link > RIBA Collections

 

 

Link > Designs for Norney (now Norney Grange), Shackleford, Surrey,
                                             for the Rev. Leighton Grane: ground floor plan and elevations (preliminary design I),
RIBA Collectionn

 

    

 

Preliminary design I,
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

The left cross gable was later improved (see below).

 

 

Preliminary design I,
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

Preliminary design I,
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

Ground Floor Plan, Preliminary design I,
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

 

First Floor Plan, Preliminary design I,
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

The Hall,
contemporary photograph published in: Duncan Simpson,
C.F.A. VOYSEY an architect of individuality,
fig. 20e, p.50.
RIBA Photographs Collection

 

 

The Hall
Photo on www.artsandcraftsdesign.com

 

 

Entrance front,
Published in: The Studio, 34/1905, p.152

 

Photo on www.artsandcraftsdesign.com

 

 

Garden front,
published in: The Studio, 34/1905, p.152

 

 

Published in: The Studio, 34/1905, p.151.
Photo on paradisebackyard.blogspot.de

 

 

Photo on paradisebackyard.blogspot.de

 

 

Photo on paradisebackyard.blogspot.de

 

 

Photo on shackleford.org

 

Sun dial, photo on www.mattersoftaste.wordpress.com

 

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Voysey was assistant to Devey in 1880-81.
George Devey (1820 – 1886).

The cross gable bay on the left of the entrance front (billiard room/bedroom)
was later improved by a Devey bay motif used at:
 

                           

Devey,
Design for Calverley Grange, 1865, (now Pembury Grange),
 Sandown Park, Pembury, Kent, for Neville Ward
Link > RIBA Drawings Collection     

 

Devey,
The original Coombe Warren built in 1865,
photo on www.houseandheritage.files.wordpress

 

Bays under crossgables was already used at the mediaeval Old Weavers House in Canterbury A.D 1500

Canterbury, The Old Weavers House on the Stour River dates to around 1500,
photo on arttrav.com

 

 

Bays under crossgables at Ludlow, Town Preacher's House 14 Old Street, (1611), photo by Ben Abel on flickr

 

 

Yelford Manor, late-15th-century, Bay under crossgable,
Photo on countrylife.co.uk

 

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Lodges

 

Click on image for a larger version.

 

 

Gate lodge, in David Gebhard, fig. 60, p.jpg
 fig. 60, p.127.
RIBA Drawings Collection
 

Norney Grange, Torhaus, EG, aus Muthesius, Das englische Haus.jpg
Gate lodge,
Elstead Road
Torhaus, EG,
aus Muthesius,
 Das englische Haus.
 
 

 

Nebenbau,   Elstead Road.jpg
Lodge
 
 
Nebenbau,  Elstead Road.jpg
Lodge
Elstead Road
 

 

Nebenbau, Elstead Road.jpg
Lodge
Elstead Road

Nebenbau,    Elstead Road.jpg

Lodge
 Elstead Road
 

 

 

Norney Grange, Lodge,
Elstead Road,
photo by Elaine on Picasaweb.

 

 

Norney Grange, lodge, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Norney Grange, lodge, photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

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In Ian Hamerton's opinion, the stable lodge was probably designed for Wainwright by one of the Müntzer family, most likely Thomas, son of the original builder and a pupil of Voysey.

See Ian Hamerton, "Development of the lodges on the Norney Grange Estate in Surrey",
The Orchard, Number Five, Autumn 2016, pp. 16-24.

Lodge, Shackleford Road

 

Lodge, Shackleford Road

 

Photographs and Drawings Courtesy of The Royal Institute of British Architects.
Photographs, drawings, perspectives and other design patterns
at the Royal Institut of British Architects Drawings and Photographs Collection.
Images can be purchased.
The RIBA can supply you with conventional photographic or digital copies
of any of the images featured in RIBApix.


Link > RIBApix (Voysey Images)

Link > RIBApix (Norney Grange Images)

 

Link > Black & White Photos on flickr taken in 1976

Link > Black & White Photos of Norney Grange as a slide show on flickr

Link  > www.artsandcraftsdesign.com (Photos)

Link  > Photo by Eric de Mare on english-heritage.org.uk

Link  > Photo by Eric de Mare on english-heritage.org.uk

 

Link > Photograph by Paul Lyons (with description)
               on www.imagesofengland.org.uk

Description on imagesofengland.org.uk:

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.

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Link > Photograph of  the Lodge at Elstead Road by Richard Down (with description)
               on www.imagesofengland.org.uk

Description of the Lodge on imagesofengland.org.uk:

SU 94 SW SHACKLEFORD CP ELSTEAD ROAD 7/107 The Lodge GV II Lodge house to Norney Grange. 1897 by C.A. Voysey. Roughcast with limestone dressings and swept slate roofs. Two storeys with gable end to street. Stack to left of ridge at centre of house. Jettied first floor on bracket to left and further jetty to gable apex with three vertical "breathers". Bowed and leaded 5-light oriel window tucked under gable. Jetty to first floor on central brace. Angled window across right hand corner to ground floor right, stone dressed. Right hand return front: (entrance front) corner window continues to left, 5-light casement window to right. Door to left between the windows. Single storey hipped roof extension, lower to right. Left hand return front: buttressed with square bay window to ground floor left.

 

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Link > Photograph of Lodge at Shackleford Road by Richard Down (with description)
               on www.imagesofengland.org.uk

 

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References

Dekorative Kunst, I, 1897, p. 243.

 The British Architect, L, 1898, p. 130; LII, 1899, pp. 234-235.

 Architectural Review, V, 1898, pl. III after p. 240.

 The Studio, XXI, 1901, pp. 242-243; XXXIV (or XXIV?), 1905, pp. 151-152.

 Hermann Muthesius, Das englische Haus, III, 1904-05, p. 175.

  Hermann Muthesius, Das moderne Landhaus,1905, p. 148.

 The Builder, XCV, 1908, p. 406.

 The Architect, LXXVI, 1906, p. 404.

 J. Brandon-Jones, Architectural Association Journal, LXXII, p. 252.

 Ian Hamerton, "Development of the lodges on the Norney Grange Estate in Surrey", The Orchard, Number V, Autumn 2016, pp. 16-24.

 

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Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects

C. F. A. VOYSEY by Joanna Symonds, p.41:

 

 

Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects

C. F. A. VOYSEY by Joanna Symonds, p. 42:

 

 

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