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8, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6086 / 51°36'30"N

Longitude: -2.5262 / 2°31'34"W

OS Eastings: 363659

OS Northings: 190100

OS Grid: ST636901

Mapcode National: GBR JT.9WT3

Mapcode Global: VH87X.5TCR

Entry Name: 8, High Street

Listing Date: 21 September 1952

Last Amended: 17 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34953

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 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

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