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Thornton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Louth, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3654 / 53°21'55"N

Longitude: -0.011 / 0°0'39"W

OS Eastings: 532448

OS Northings: 387239

OS Grid: TF324872

Mapcode National: GBR XYCJ.F9

Mapcode Global: WHHJS.SNZV

Entry Name: Thornton House

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195054

Location: Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Louth

Built-Up Area: Louth

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Louth

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

WESTGATE
1.
1348
(South Side)
No 25
(Thornton House)
TF 3287 2/4 2.ll.54.
II* GV
2.
Later C18. 5-storey brick house standing gable end to road; shallow pitched
slate roof. Entrance front, West, 2 3-storey segmental bays, 3-light hung sash
windows. The centra section is slight y recessed and has a semi-circular arched
head reaching to the eaves cornice. The central windows, 2nd fluor wide architrave
with segmental head; 1st floor architrave with 2 consoles and cirnice. Central
entrance, 2 reeded columns, triangular pediment broken over semi-circular head
of doorway, plain reveals, panelled door. A continuous rand links the cills
of 1st floor windows of the West front and North end. The eaves cornice is also
carried on and with a moulding on the gable forms a pediment above the North
(road) end. In the road end are 2 windows to each floor, sash in wide wooden
cases flush with the wall face, flat arched heads. The right hand ground floor
window is a bow of similar proportions to those on the West front. 2 chanelled
atone gate piers, brick wall.

Nos 25, 29 to 31 (odd), Westgate House, The Limes and Nos 43 to 47 (odd) form
a group.


Listing NGR: TF3244887239

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