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Description: Ascham House
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101748
OS Grid Reference: SZ0968391234
OS Grid Coordinates: 409683, 91234
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7207, -1.8642
5186 GERVIS ROAD
SZ 0991 20/175 1.8.74.
1865, Habershon and Pite. Now part of College of Technology. Tudor Gothic villa
(style of William Burn) entirely in rich red brick, including dressings, relieving
arches and hoodmoulds. Asymmetrical, with dominant south-east tower and ogee
spire, machicolated brick cornice, Perpendicular panelling to door. Central
bay window canted on ground floor, connected to rectangular 1st floor by mouldedbrick
squinches. South-west entrance porch (gable behind remodelled). East and west
flanks with crow-stepped gables and dormers. Shallow court to north, with wings
ending in massive crow-stepped chimneybreasts.
Listing NGR: SZ0984891319
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Source: English Heritage
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