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3 and 5, Thorpe Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Morecambe, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0661 / 54°3'58"N

Longitude: -2.8319 / 2°49'54"W

OS Eastings: 345652

OS Northings: 463672

OS Grid: SD456636

Mapcode National: GBR 8PNF.P5

Mapcode Global: WH846.G2Q5

Plus Code: 9C6V3589+C6

Entry Name: 3 and 5, Thorpe Avenue

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391868

Location: Morecambe, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA4

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Morecambe

Built-Up Area: Morecambe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Torrisholme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD4563NE THORPE AVENUE, Torrisholme
939-1/6/63 Nos.3 AND 5


House, formerly divided into 2 houses. Late C17 with additions
and C19 alterations. Roughcast rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. South-west facade, facing garden, has C20 casement
windows in painted stone surrounds. Main house of 2 bays with
central glazed porch. To the left is a bay which is probably
an addition, with a doorway to its right with plain stone
surround. Within the glazed porch is a door surround with the
moulding of the jambs continuing upwards to form a pattern on
the lintel, which is inscribed: 'RCM 1687'. Rear elevation,
facing Thorpe Avenue, has some C17 mullioned windows with
rebated and chamfered surrounds remaining in main part of the
house. On the ground floor they are of 1, 2, and 3 lights. On
the 1st floor is one of a single light. Interior: main
fireplace altered and partition wall removed. Staircase has
straight flight with closed string and turned balusters which
appear to be of c1700. Right-hand front room contains original
parlour fireplace with architrave moulding, keystone, mantel,
and stylised flower and plant motifs.

Listing NGR: SD4565263672

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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