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Ashtonwood House, Ashton under Hill

Description: Ashtonwood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 148453

OS Grid Reference: SO9910839170
OS Grid Coordinates: 399108, 239170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0509, -2.0144

Location: Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR10 3JD

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR10 3JD

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Listing Text

SO 93 NE
3/1 22/26 Ashtonwood House

House. C17 with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations and additions. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; slate roof has gable-end parapets
with kneelers, a gabled finial at the east end, a pair of square ashlar
ridge stacks with moulded cappings at the west end; a brick stack to rear
of ridge. One-and-a-half storeys with half-dormers and cellar. Three bays;
stone chamfered mullioned windows with hoodmoulds and returns in outer bays,
of four lights with central king mullion on ground floor and of three lights
in the half-dormers. There is also a small 2-light mullioned window in the
central bay beneath the eaves. The gabled half-dormers have parapets with
kneelers, gabled finials and small rectangular lights in the apex. Central
entrance has a chamfered four-centred archway, moulded architrave, hoodmould
with returns, and a C20 door; there is a small C20 rectangular light to the
right of the door. East end has a first floor 3-light window and a 2-light
attic window, both with chamfered mullions and hoodmoulds. There is a C20
single-storey kitchen extension at the west end with a 3-light casement and
glazed door in its south elevation. Also C20 lean-to addition at east end.
Interior: ogee stop-chamfered main ceiling beams. Large fireplace in west bay.

Listing NGR: SO9910839170

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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