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© Mr Peter Clark LRPS

IoE Number: 34916
Location: THE PRIORY, CASTLE STREET (west side)
  THORNBURY, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Clark LRPS
Date Photographed: 04 May 2001
Date listed: 21 September 1952
Date of last amendment: 17 December 1984
Grade II*

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THORNBURYCASTLE STREET4/16ST 6390(west side)21.9.52No 17 (The Priory)

THORNBURY CASTLE STREET 4/16 ST 6390 (west side) 21.9.52 No 17 (The Priory) (formerly listed as The Priory) GV II* C15 origin, altered in C16 and C17 (north wing added). Formerly one long property with adjoining No 15. Rendered. Pantile roof. Two storeys. Two windows: to left 2 storey bay with 1-4-1 light moulded mullion casement windows, elaborately moulded sills and cornice; to right 4-light mullioned and transomed window and bay on ground floor with moulded sill. Central 6-panel door under porch. Plank door to left. Two storey rear wing. Interior: Ground floor: Hall, chamfered stone fireplace with square head. Stop-chamfered beams. Parlour: panelling of small square and rectangular panels. Dog-leg stair with turned balusters. First Floor: Great Chamber (above Hall known as Chapel room), arch-braced collar beam roof with 2 rows of curved windbraces. Chamfered stone fireplace with shouldered head and moulded mantel-shelf. The fireplace cuts a fragment of wall-painting to the right. The design consists of a Maltese cross within a circle, and a coiled snake. Further to right is a spice cupboard with scratch mouldings on the door. Reputed to have been an ecclesiastical building. Sources: L Hall (1982). Report in NMR.

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