Building record MDR13941 - Normanton House Primary School, Village Street, Normanton, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1740 AD to 1749 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Much altered former dwelling house dating from the 1740s, built for the Dixies of Market Bosworth. Built on the site of Normanton Manor House,which was described by Woolley as in ruins by 1712. Brick with stone dressings and tiled roof, with gable end parapets with stone kneelers. Originally a three storey house with three bay south front under a low parapet; an additional matching bay was added to the right of the south front and a wing of four bays to the north in 1865-1870. Stone Tuscan porch with lamb motif added by John Goodall, a Derby solicitor who purchased the estate in 1819. Purchased in 1936 by the Borough Council in order to form part of Homelands Grammar School, built in the park. Windows all altered and a two storey flat roof extension added. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 54.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3486 3353 (24m by 27m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 12 2013 1:28PM

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