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Ashen House, Ashen

Description: Ashen House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 114406

OS Grid Reference: TL7483042805
OS Grid Coordinates: 574830, 242805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0560, 0.5486

Location: Doctor's Lane, Ashen, Essex CO10 8JH

Locality: Ashen
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8JH

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Listing Text

1/2 Ashen House

House, C16 or earlier, restyled in C18 with C19 additions. Timber framed and
roughcast, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. L-plan, consisting of 3-bay
main range, aspect SE, with internal chimney stack at SW end, and NE crosswing
extending to rear with external stack on NE side. 2 storeys and attics. Half-
glazed door in eared doorcase with moulded hood on brackets, C18, and 2 C20
bay windows. First floor, 4 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights, late C18.
Hipped roof on crosswing, with dentilled eaves to SE and NE only. The interior
has early C18 pine panelling and some late C16 oak panelling. The frame is
almost entirely concealed by plaster and panelling, but one jowled post with
chamfered arch-brace is visible. Butt-purlin roof with some re-used smoke-
blackened timber. Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7483042805

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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