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Thornton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Louth, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3654 / 53°21'55"N

Longitude: -0.011 / 0°0'39"W

OS Eastings: 532448

OS Northings: 387239

OS Grid: TF324872

Mapcode National: GBR XYCJ.F9

Mapcode Global: WHHJS.SNZV

Plus Code: 9C5X9X8Q+5J

Entry Name: Thornton House

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195054

Location: Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Louth

Built-Up Area: Louth

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Louth

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14 May 2021 to reformat the text to current standards

TF 3287

WESTGATE (south side)
No 25 (Thornton House)


Later C18. Five storey brick house standing gable end to road; shallow pitched slate roof. Entrance front, west, two three storey segmental bays, three-light hung sash windows. The central section is slighty recessed and has a semi-circular arched head reaching to the eaves cornice. The central windows, second floor wide architrave with segmental head; first floor architrave with two consoles and cornice. Central entrance, two reeded columns, triangular pediment broken over semi-circular head of doorway, plain reveals, panelled door. A continuous band links the cills of first floor windows of the west front and north end. The eaves cornice is also carried on and with a moulding on the gable forms a pediment above the north (road) end. In the road end are two windows to each floor, sash in wide wooden cases flush with the wall face, flat arched heads. The right hand ground floor window is a bow of similar proportions to those on the west front. Two chanelled stone gate piers, brick wall.

Nos 25, 29 to 31 (odd), Westgate House, The Limes and Nos 43 to 47 (odd) form
a group.

Listing NGR: TF3244887239

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