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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: 1136773



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Thornbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34953

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THORNBURY HIGH STREET 4/50 (west side) ST 6390 21.9.52 No 8 (formerly listed as premises immediately north of White Lion Hotel) GV II

Later C16 origins. Altered in C17 and C18. Rendered. Pantile roof, C19 brick stacks. Two storeys. Three windows; 4-light casements with chamfered mullions; ground floor right (north) has a transom. At south end a 3-bay wooden portico with carved columns and frieze shelters two doors. (See also item 41111). To right is studded plank door with strap hinges, in scroll-moulded and stopped frame. To left is fixed door with cambered head and ovolo moulded frame, decorative panel beneath. North wall has projecting stack with offsets. Interior: Formerly cross passage (now removed) with hall and parlour to right and possibly unheated room to left. South room has 5 inch stop-chamfered beam. Door to hall has inserted C18 board head with elliptical arch and carved keystone. Hall. Fireplace with chamfered stone jambs: adjoining plain spice cupboard. Beams with double ogee moulding. Panelled screen with moulded surrounds divides Hall and Parlour which has frame ceiling of 9 panels formed by chamfered beam. Winder Stair. Late C17 balustrade. Chamfered beams upstairs. Tie beam truss roof. C18/C19 rear wing. Sources: L Hall (1982), Report in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST6365990100

Selected 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)

National Grid Reference: ST 63659 90100


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