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Description: Hill Ash House
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125900
OS Grid Reference: SO7002032008
OS Grid Coordinates: 370020, 232008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9857, -2.4379
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DYMOCK LEDBURY ROAD
SO 73 SW (west side)
5/82 Hill Ash House
House. Probably early C18, altered early Cl9 and early C20.
Rendered front, lined as ashlar, Flemish-bond brickwork returns:
slate roof: tiled to rear. Four-window front, 3 rooms deep, 3
storeys. Front elevation; centre breaks forward for full height.
Ground floor 4-bay open Doric portico, fluted columns, square
bases: behind 8-panel door, moulded surround, intersecting glazing
bars to rectangular fanlight. Outside porch left and right 16-pane
sash, flat head. Plain string to first floor: two 16-pane sashes
in projecting centre over porch, cambered heads; an ordinary sash
in returns, 16-pane sash with flat head each side. Second floor
windows as below, but all 2-light casement. Wide projection
moulded stone cornice, plain parapet set back behind. Hipped roof:
rendered chimneys on ends. To left set back single-window, 2-
storey projection, flat roof, 16-pane sashes facing front. To
right single-storey wing, parapet, 16-pane sash.
Internally front altered to a single room, Jacobean-style fireplace
on left, dogleg stairs on right, cut string, 3 turned balusters per
tread (one spiral, one fluted, one spiral fluted, all gadrooned):
wreath at bottom, moulded handrail, square newels: may be reset.
Six-panel doors to rear.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970;
the Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966)
Listing NGR: SO7002032008
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Source: English Heritage
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