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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
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
THORNBURY CASTLE STREET
21.9.52 No 17 (The Priory)
(formerly listed as
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
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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