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Bacon's House and Number 84 (Including Attached Outbuildings), Ashwell

Description: Bacon's House and Number 84 (Including Attached Outbuildings)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162154

OS Grid Reference: TL2659939609
OS Grid Coordinates: 526599, 239609
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0404, -0.1556

Location: 51 High Street, Town Centre SG7 5NS

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

Nos. 82 (Bacon's House)
8/23 and No. 84 (including
27.5.68 attached outbuildings)
(formerly listed as The Old
Saddlery and Bluegates


House and shop. C17 or earlier, refronted mid C19. Timber frame.
Roughcast left gable end (No. 84). Painted brick on right. Steep pitched
plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attic. 4 recessed 8/8-pane sashes with
gauged brick lintels and roll moulded jambs. Door of No. 82 has heavy
brick surround with roll-moulded piers and shaped cornice. Moulded panel
door with 2-light fan. No. 84 has mid C19 shop with half-glazed door and
15-pane window. Roll-moulded architraves with paterae; cornice hood. C17
leaded casement in left return gable end. Extended from rear of No. 84
is a mid C19 barn in white brick. Slate roof. 4 small casements. To rear
of No. 82 is a roughcast C17 gable end with assorted windows including a
C17 2-light leaded attic casement. Barn extension on this side has, on
ground floor, plank doors alternating with sash windows.

Listing NGR: TL2659939609

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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