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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1048727



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kingston Lisle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250736

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KINGSTON LISLE SU38NW 6/106 Thornhill House. 21/11/66


House. c.1710, remodelled c.1800 and c.1890. Flemish bond brick; old tile roof; brick stacks. Complex plan. Asymmetrical garden front of c.1710; 2- storey, 5-window range includes 2-bay gable end of left wing: Steps up to 6- panelled door to left with C20 flat hood, moulded architrave, cambered brick arch and 2 leaded overlights; left wing has brick flat arches over four and 2-light wood-mullioned and transomed leaded casements; to right are timber lintels over one-light leaded casements, and cambered brick arches over c.1710 four-light wood-mullioned and transomed leaded casements. Large lateral stack to right, modillioned wood eaves; central gabled dormer with c.1710 two light leaded casements; hipped roof. Left wall is 3-storey, 3-window range with rubbed brick flat arches over sashes flanking mid-C18 tripartite sashes; moulded cornice, central gabled dormer with moulded cornice and 2-light late C19 casement. Right gable elevation remodelled c.1800 in Flemish bond brick with flared headers, flat rubbed-brick arches over early C19 sashes in 3- window range. Similar sashes to rear elevation. Interior: Original shutters and 4- panelled doors. Late C18 dog-leg with landing stairs to front vestibule. Quarter turn and straight flight service staircase of c.1710 to left has closed string and moulded balusters. Front right room has fireplace and cornice of c.1770. Centre rear converted into Morning Room in late C19, with fireplace and cornice. First floor centre left has bedroom with iron fireplace and painted panelling of c.1890 over C17 panelling (possibly c.1710). Early C18 six-bay collar truss roof. To rear left is single storey service range of c.1890 connecting house to square block of c.1800, squared and coursed chalk, brick crossbanding, tiled and hipped roof; leaded lights, planked doors, central ridge stack. Interior has granary over tack and saddle room.

Listing NGR: SU3263887727

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National Grid Reference: SU 32638 87727


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