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Latitude: 51.6202 / 51°37'12"N
Longitude: -2.5079 / 2°30'28"W
OS Eastings: 364932
OS Northings: 191385
OS Grid: ST649913
Mapcode National: GBR JV.91W3
Mapcode Global: VH87X.HJ0T
Entry Name: Morton Grange
Listing Date: 17 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128792
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34935
Location: Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Thornbury
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Thornbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
THORNBURY GLOUCESTER ROAD (OFF)
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.
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
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