Main NW front set overlooking the enclosed front courtyard, and with stable block on the left. The right end of the elevation is partly covered by a C20 school entrance building.
Red and grey sandstones, with paler limestone dressings and red tiled roofs. Central three storey gabled porch, slightly set forward, with the entrance under a slated roof bracketed off impost columns, all raised on 5 steps with brick risers. The outer entrance arch is moulded with high stops, an inner moulded arch with fleurons and massive oak door with moulded ribs and ironwork. Coats of arms carved on either side of door, a demi-lion rampant and a cock, and legend TAURUS GAVD ET IN SILVIS, and DEUS HAEC OTIA FECIT (not Nesfield?!). Three-light moulded and transomed window to first floor and 3-light window in attic gable. To the left of the porch bay, two wide gabled bays, with similar mullioned and transomed windows, double to ground floor, 7-light in first bay and 4 in second, diminishing on upper floors. Gables coped, with ball terminals. Outer bay is attached to stable block. The build to the right of porch element is further recessed, of 2 storeys, mullioned and transomed windows, and 2 canted hipped timber dormers to attic with sunflower terminals. Expressed stack with ribbed brick flue. Pierced ridge tiles.
E elevation behind stables has small courtyard with many intersecting roofs, including timber framed gables with pargetting between studs. Ribbed brick stack.
The rear elevation steps down from the SW end in 3 stages. Stone mullioned and transomed windows, and major external stone stack with inset ribbed flue to former drawing room in SW end. Single storey link has large gabled window and lead covered roof ventilator.
The garden (SW) front, overlooking the fountain garden, possibly laid out by W.A.Nesfield, the architect's father, is symmetrical, with central canted 3-storey flat roofed bay, one bay either side with attic dormers separating off the 2-storey end bays, which are gabled behind the flat roof and lead parapet with sunflowers, TW monograms and pies. All windows mullioned and transomed, and garden door from drawing room to right of centre bay. Iron downpipes throughout carry date 1877.