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Forresters Cottage, Ashwell

Description: Forresters Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162145

OS Grid Reference: TL2703639764
OS Grid Coordinates: 527036, 239764
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0417, -0.1492

Location: High Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5NL

Locality: Ashwell
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG7 5NL

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Listing Text

(North side)

8/14 Nos 14,16 and 18
27.5.68 (1,2 and 3
Forresters Cottage)
(formerly listed as
Forresters Cottages)


A picturesque group of houses dating from the late C15 and early C16.
Restored 1960s. Timber frame, partly exposed. Plain tile roofs. 2
storeys. The left part (2 and 3 Forresters Cottages) is a late C15 hall
house with jettied cross wings. The E part (No. 1) was built in early
C16 as 2 storey house jettied on front. 2 storeys. 7 recent glazing bar
casements. 3 doors with C16 moulded 4-centred frames. Nos. 2 and 3 are 4
windows. 2 gabled attics in centre. Upper floors of cross wings have
bull-nose joists and curved brackets. Close wide studs exposed on ground
floor of wings and fullheight'Ln centre. No. 1 has studs exposed on
ground floor and a deep jetty carried on curved brackets. C17 stack
inserted next to right cross wing. Restored C17-18 stack on E end. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL2703639764

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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