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Description: Thirston House with Attached Outbuildings and Courtyard Wall
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238214
OS Grid Reference: NU1867300233
OS Grid Coordinates: 418673, 600233
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2959, -1.7075
THIRSTON WEST THIRSTON
NU 10 SE
1/71 Thirston House with
20.10.69 attached outbuildings
and courtyard wall
House, c. 1820 by John Dobson for Newton family, altered and remodelled
internally in 1902. Ashlar, rear wing and outbuildings squared stone; grey
slate roof. L-plan, together with stable wing enclosing 3 sides of rear
courtyard. Entrance (south) front 2 storeys, 4 bays. 3 steps up to raised
platform in front of central Tuscan porch, distyle in antis with panelled
double doors. Flanking openings infilled and glazed in 1902. 12-pane sash
windows. Hipped roof with 2 stepped and corniced ridge stacks.
Left return: 4 bays with similar fenestration; added conservatory on-left,
To far left yard wall with square gate piers links to end of stable wing. Right
return (garden front) 4 bays and 1-storey right projection of 1902. Rear wing
slightly set back, 4 irregular bays, the first 3 with 1st floor added 1902.
Rear elevation of stable wing shows boarded loading door with re-used lintel
Interior: Most fittings 1902, including panelled entrance hall with open-well
stair and good plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: NU1867300233
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Source: English Heritage
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