MORTON GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1128792

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1984

Statutory Address: MORTON GRANGE, GLOUCESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: MORTON GRANGE, GLOUCESTER ROAD

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Thornbury

National Grid Reference: ST 64932 91385

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Details

THORNBURY GLOUCESTER ROAD (OFF) 1/127 UPPER MORTON ST 69SW Morton Grange II*

C15; north end rebuilt 1594 (datestone over rear door); altered and extended in C17 and C19; dairy early C17. Rendered. Modern tiles, pantiles and double Roman tiles. Front (formerly rear; west) Elevation. Two storeys to left (north) with one storey and attic wing, projecting to west. One 4-light casement with moulded. Mullion and transom window under drip mould, on first floor; on ground floor 3-light mullion and transom casement and late C17 cross windows; most with leaded lights. Projecting octagonal stairtower with embattled parapet; 2-light casements with ovolo-moulded mullions under drip-moulded mullions under drip moulds. To right (south) is one storey and attic in modern dormer hall wing; with 3 raised cruck trusses, all stop chamfered and smoke blackened. One 4-light mullion and transom casement under dripmould, and one large glazing bar sash. To right of stair tower is panelled door with strap hinges and ovolo moulded frame; initials TP (Thomas Patch) on lintel. Studded plank door to parlour. Rear (east) elevation Two storeys and attics in 2 gables to north end. Mixture of 3-, 4- and 5-light casements most with leaded lights and moulded mullions and transoms, under dripmoulds. Modern porjecting porch obscures original front door with ovolo moulded frame and date on lintel. Interior: Plan: formerly an open hall house with the passage within the hall (south end); rebuilt pantry, buttery and kitchen (north end). Hall: studded door with ovolo frame; axial beam with step stops. Parlour: Panelled; moulded stone surround to fireplace, depressed 4-centred arch, shields in spandrels with initials TP. Kitchen: chamfered beams; plain lintel to fireplace with scroll and ovolo moulded mantelshelf above; ovolo moulded doorframe to dairy. First Floor Kitchen Chamber: fireplace has scroll and hollow moulded stone surround with 4-centred arch, spandrels have shields with intials TP; above fireplace are 5 linked circular panels, central one has painted arms, others have flowers; scroll moulded beams and remains of decorative plasterwork on ceiling. Sources: L Hall (1982).

Listing NGR: ST6493291385

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34935

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hall, L, 'City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Monograph Number 6' in The Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720, (1983)

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