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Latitude: 51.6101 / 51°36'36"N
Longitude: -2.5269 / 2°31'36"W
OS Eastings: 363609
OS Northings: 190271
OS Grid: ST636902
Mapcode National: GBR JT.9WL3
Mapcode Global: VH87X.4SZK
Entry Name: Porch House
Listing Date: 30 March 1960
Last Amended: 17 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321130
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34914
Location: Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Thornbury
Built-Up Area: Thornbury
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Thornbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
THORNBURY CASTLE STREET
30.3.60 No 11
(formerly listed as
C15 origins, altered and extended in late C16, and C17 and altered in C18. Rendered;
coursed rubble porch. Irregular roof of pantiles and double Roman tiles. Large
rendered stacks, one lateral. U-plan.
Main building (east). Two storeys 3 glazing bar sash windows plus 3-light casement to
right of porch (4-lights on ground floor with ovolo moulded mullions). Projecting
gabled, 2 storey porch; 2-centred arch freetone doorway with hollow and ogee
moulding. To left of porch is 6-panel door with overlight under triangular hood on
South elevation. Four glazing bar sash windows. Modern projecting porch.
Two-bay open, formerly with 3 tiers of windbraces. Three-bay lower end (cross entry
and kitchen) with one tier of windbraces. Four raised cruck trusses with tenoned
cambered collars. Possible smoke bay in kitchen.
Parlour to south in late C16 wing. Possible service wing to north, now modernised.
Hall. Partially blocked moulded archway immediate opposite porch. Blocked windows,
one is mid-C17, with open scroll catches. Kitchen fireplace at north end.
South wing. East room (Parlour) is panelled with small square panels. Ogee moulded
cornice. Panelled door in north-west corner. Chamfered beams with run-out stops.
Other rooms in south wing have stop-chamfered beams.
Newel stair in re-entrant angle between east and south wings.
First floor south wing. West room is panelled with small square panels, elaborate
cornice. Small door in south-east corner has cockshead hinges. Four-light,
chamfered, mullion and transom window (formerly 5-light). Panelled door in 4-centred
L Hall (1982). Report in NMR.
Listing NGR: ST6360990271
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