Description: Thornton House
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
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TF 09 NE OWERSBY CATER LANE
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
Source: English Heritage
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