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Plait Hall, Ashwell

Description: Plait Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 162147

OS Grid Reference: TL2677739689
OS Grid Coordinates: 526777, 239689
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0411, -0.1530

Location: High Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5NW

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

8/16 No. 40
27.5.68 (Plait Hall)


House. Mid and late C17, recased mid C19. Roughcast. Slate roof. 2 white
brick ridge chimney stacks. Timber frame. Original brick plinth. 2
storeys and attics. 5 flush sash windows, mostly 6/6-pane with thin
glazing bars. The 2nd and 4th bays are extended up as wide gabled eaves
dormers. 2nd bay from right has a flush panel door with moulded frame
and scrolled bracket hood. Internally the central section is mid C17,
showing chamfer-stopped axial beam. But stack inserted on right in late
C17. To right of this is late C17 bay, evidently built as a kitchen.
Straight braces to clasped purlin roof in upper part. Former plaiting
school. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2677739689

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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