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Thornton House, Owersby

Description: Thornton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196522

OS Grid Reference: TF0596896187
OS Grid Coordinates: 505968, 396187
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4518, -0.4057

Locality: Owersby
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN7 6JD

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Listing Text

Thornton le Moor

5/42 Thornton House


House; 1826, with later C19 addition to rear; buff brick with
painted stucco dressings and hipped slate roof having 2 brick
wall stacks. 2 storey 5 bay front with central 6 panelled door
with bordered overlight flanked by reeded pilasters and covered
by porch with entablature supported on columns. To either side
are 2 plain sashes with splayed rilled lintels; the 1st floor
has 5 similar windows. Interior: the entrance hall has a
moulded cornice with leafy panels and ceiling rose ornament.
From the hall is an archway leading to the staircase which is
contained in a semi-circular projection which has been obscured
externally by the later rear wing. It has a semi-circular
headed window with bordered sashes with coloured glass. The
staircase has plain balusters and carved tread ends and swept
hand rail. The stairwell ceiling has a decorative cornice.
Both principal rooms have plain moulded architraves and cornices
and arched alcoves either side of contemporary fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TF0596896187

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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