Norton

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Herefordshire, Volume 2, East. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1932.

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60 NORTON (D.b.)

(O.S. 6 in. (a)XIV, S.E., (b)XXI, N.E.)

Norton is a township N.E. of Bromyard.

Secular

b(1). Middle Norton, house, ½ m. E. of Saltmarshe Castle, is of two storeys with cellars. The walls are of rubble, brick and timber-framing; the roofs are tiled. It was built early in the 17th century but the S.E. wing is a rather later addition. The S. front was re-faced in brick early in the 18th century, except the S.E. wing which has exposed framing. Inside the building are some 17th-century moulded or chamfered ceiling-beams and wall-posts with shaped tops.

Condition—Good.

a(2). Cockalay, house, 720 yards N.E. of (1), is of two storeys with cellars and attics. The walls are of rubble and timber-framing and the roofs are tiled. It was built early in the 17th century and has a later extension on the W. The upper storey has exposed timber-framing and there are two original windows in the rubble lower storey with moulded frames, mullions and transoms. The cellar has a window with diamond-shaped mullions. Inside the building are some exposed ceiling-beams and on the first floor is some 17th-century panelling.

Condition—Good.