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The Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

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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

ST 6390
(west side)
21.9.52 No 17 (The Priory)
(formerly listed as
The Priory)

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.
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.
L Hall (1982). Report in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST6358990316

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