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Thornton House, Louth

Description: Thornton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 195054

OS Grid Reference: TF3244887239
OS Grid Coordinates: 532448, 387239
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3654, -0.0110

Location: Westgate, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 9YE

Locality: Louth
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN11 9YE

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 25
(Thornton House)
TF 3287 2/4 2.ll.54.
Later C18. 5-storey brick house standing gable end to road; shallow pitched
slate roof. Entrance front, West, 2 3-storey segmental bays, 3-light hung sash
windows. The centra section is slight y recessed and has a semi-circular arched
head reaching to the eaves cornice. The central windows, 2nd fluor wide architrave
with segmental head; 1st floor architrave with 2 consoles and cirnice. Central
entrance, 2 reeded columns, triangular pediment broken over semi-circular head
of doorway, plain reveals, panelled door. A continuous rand links the cills
of 1st 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 2 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. 2 chanelled
atone 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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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