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Thornton Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2919 / 53°17'30"N

Longitude: -2.9586 / 2°57'31"W

OS Eastings: 336195

OS Northings: 377640

OS Grid: SJ361776

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZSC.8N

Mapcode Global: WH87T.JJB7

Entry Name: Thornton Lodge

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56285

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH66

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Willaston and Thornton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ellesmere Port

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hooton St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


SJ 37 NE
2/24

ELLESMERE PORT & NESTON
HEATH LANE

Nos 1 & 2 Thornton Lodge

II

1840s Gothick house. White coursed stucco walls. Steep purple slate roofs
with shaped courses. 4 chimneys. Irregular 2-storey gabled block with heavy
carved openwork bargeboards. Yellow sandstone mullioned windows, some with
deep label moulds. Square-headed window with ogee-headed lights. Crenellated
2-storey stone bay. Tall yellow sandstone mullioned and transomed staircase
window with original diamond leaded glazing. Garden terraces have low stone
trefoil openwork walls. INTERIOR OF NO 1: Newel dogleg staircase with shaped
oak handrails and sculpted closed string. Double balusters and double ornate
newels. Openwork glazed oak screen to hall. 4 panel internal doors with
raised fielded and bolection moulded panels. Oak Gothic-headed front entrance
door, framed, battened and cross-braced. Rectangular oak panelling and good
plaster cornice to dining room. Fine mahogany panelling to drawing room.
INTERIOR OF NO 2: Inserted (2) oak panelling in dining room and good original
parlour with arched recesses and moulded plasterwork.


Listing NGR: SJ 36195 77640

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