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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THORNTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1299579

Location

THORNTON HOUSE, THORNTON COMMON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WirralMetropolitan AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 215598

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History

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Details

BEBINGTON THORNTON COMMON ROAD SJ3080 (south side) Thornton Hough 16/262 Thornton House

G.V. II

House, now 5 houses. 1895, by Grayson and Ould. Extensions to north of 1906 by J. Lomax Simpson. For James Darcy Lever. Stone with timber-framed 1st floor, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, garden front of 7 bays; end bays project under jettied gables with canted ground floors, 3rd and 5th bays, similar but smaller windows have leaded glazing. Ground floor has double-chamfered-mullioned windows, the lights with cusped round heads; 6th bay has segmental-headed recess with bench. 1st floor has transomed windows; end bays have 6-light canted oriels;3rd and 5th bays have 5- light oriels with coved bases; balcony to 2nd bay. Entrance to 5th bay. 4 cross-axial stacks with diagonal shafts. Entrance front has service wing to right; 6 bays, the 1st 4 bays are stone, with drip moulds and coped parapet with finials. 1st bay projects under gable, 3rd bay has 2-storey canted bay window, 4th bay projects with return porch, 5th bay is timber-framed with jettied 1st floor and coved jettied gable, 6th bay projects under gable. 5th entrance bay based on Davey Lever hall, Lancs. Ground floor canted bay window and 4-light 1st floor windows, that to left is stair window, large, with 2 transoms and bowed upper lights, that to right corresponds to upper lights of other. Round- arched opening to recessed entrance, other entrances to 4th and 6th bays. Stone bays of entrance facade and 7th bay of garden front belong to 1906 extension. Interior retains some original features, panelling, fireplaces etc.

Listing NGR: SJ3065780929

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National Grid Reference: SJ3065780929

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