Description: 3, Ashendene Road
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160609
OS Grid Reference: TL3106708443
OS Grid Coordinates: 531067, 208443
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7593, -0.1023
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TL 3108 BAYFORD ASHENDENE ROAD
6/1 No. 3
House and forge, now all one house. C16 or early C17 house, forge
probably C18. Timber frames on brick sills, house roughcast with
weatherboarded apron and steep old red tile roofs, forge dark
weatherboarded with brown tiles. Irregular T-plan building set back a
little from road facing W next a road junction. 2-storeys house with S
crosswing projecting only to rear, single-storey forge parallel with
road attached to SW corner of wing with lean-to entrance porch in the
angle. W front has double boarded doors to forge with a 3-lights
casement window to LH. Similar window to right of entrance door in
porch. Dormer window on line of hall range above porch. This range has a
large internal chimney with triangular fillet at rear, and 2 windows to
each floor. 3-light flush casement windows but a single light to ground
floor LH. Crosswing lit from rear gable and S side largely rebuilt.
Chimney at SW corner. Interior of house has exposed timbers in walls and
floors, old plank door with ironwork to smaller room with wide open
fireplace. The buildings were recently used as a shop and post office.
Listing NGR: TL3106708443
Source: English Heritage
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