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Thornton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.012 / 52°0'43"N

Longitude: -0.8924 / 0°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 476114

OS Northings: 235424

OS Grid: SP761354

Mapcode National: GBR BYZ.WQ5

Mapcode Global: VHDT4.HP2F

Entry Name: Thornton Hall

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408203

Location: Thornton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK17

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Thornton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton with Nash

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


4/178 Thornton Hall



Large house. C17-C18 L-plan block E., large central block late C18, extended
early C20 to link with C18 former barn range at right angles to W. Matching early
C20 extension to E. Rubble stone and brick, old tile roof, stone coped gables to
centre block. Two storeys. N. front: brick faced. Centre block has brick plinth
and parapet, stone first floor band course and moulded top cornice. Three bays.
Outer bays canted through both storeys with barred sash window on each face. Centre
of central bay slightly recessed, barred sash to first floor, six panelled door in
wooden doorcase of Doric pilasters, entablature blocks and open pediment over semi-
circular fanlight. Flanked by single storey bays with stone dressings and Venetian
windows. Paired outer bays have two low storeys with brick band course, stone cornice,
arched sashes in blind arches to ground floor, paired barred casements above. Extension
to left in similar style. S. front: rubble stone toothed brick eaves. Centre block
has tripartite sashes with wooden lintels to outer bays, projecting two storey gabled
porch to centre with moulded arch, string course at springer level and barred sash
above. Irregular C17.C18 block to right with right hand bay projecting, some
leaded casements and door in angle. Projecting C20 link to left and lean-to passage
along side of barn range. Interior: Jacobethan panelling fitted early C20.

Listing NGR: SP7611435424

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