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The Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6105 / 51°36'37"N

Longitude: -2.5272 / 2°31'37"W

OS Eastings: 363589

OS Northings: 190316

OS Grid: ST635903

Mapcode National: GBR JT.9P0Z

Mapcode Global: VH87X.4ST8

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 21 September 1952

Last Amended: 17 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34916

Location: Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Thornbury

Built-Up Area: Thornbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Thornbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

THORNBURY CASTLE STREET
4/16
ST 6390
(west side)
21.9.52 No 17 (The Priory)
(formerly listed as
The Priory)
GV
II*

C15 origin, altered in C16 and C17 (north wing added). Formerly one long property
with adjoining No 15. Rendered. Pantile roof. Two storeys. Two windows: to left
2 storey bay with 1-4-1 light moulded mullion casement windows, elaborately moulded
sills and cornice; to right 4-light mullioned and transomed window and bay on ground
floor with moulded sill. Central 6-panel door under porch. Plank door to left. Two
storey rear wing.
Interior:
Ground floor: Hall, chamfered stone fireplace with square head. Stop-chamfered
beams. Parlour: panelling of small square and rectangular panels. Dog-leg stair with
turned balusters.
First Floor:
Great Chamber (above Hall known as Chapel room), arch-braced collar beam roof with 2
rows of curved windbraces. Chamfered stone fireplace with shouldered head and moulded
mantel-shelf. The fireplace cuts a fragment of wall-painting to the right. The
design consists of a Maltese cross within a circle, and a coiled snake. Further to
right is a spice cupboard with scratch mouldings on the door.
Reputed to have been an ecclesiastical building.
Sources:
L Hall (1982). Report in NMR.


Listing NGR: ST6358990316

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