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Description: Thorpe Grange Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111779
OS Grid Reference: NZ0932112770
OS Grid Coordinates: 409321, 512770
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5102, -1.8575
NZ 01 SE WYCLIFFE WITH THORPE A66
(North side, off)
6/188 Thorpe Grange
House, formerly Inn. Late C18, reduced in size after 1944 fire. Squared
stone with cut dressings; graduated stone slate roof. L-plan. 2 storeys,
3 windows. Rusticated quoins. Left fielded-panel door with 3-pane overlight
in architrave with moulded frieze and cornice; right old bow windows with 8,-
12-and 8-pane sashes, beaded frieze and flat lead top. Renewed 12-pane
sashes in architraves above. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; low corniced
end stacks. Rear wing on right return shows 4-pane sash with renewed 12-pane
Historical note; house is claimed to be the former George and New Inn, at
which Charles Dickens stayed while researching 'Nicholas Nickleby'.
C20 extension to rear and single-storey wing on west (replacing 3 bays of
original house destroyed in the fire)are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0932112770
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Source: English Heritage
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