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Jessamine House, Ashwell

Description: Jessamine House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162157

OS Grid Reference: TL2695739708
OS Grid Coordinates: 526957, 239708
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0412, -0.1504

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

(South side)

8/26 No. 15
27.5.68 (Jessamine House)


House. Circa 1700. Interior with some reused C16 timber framing.
Chequered red brick front. Plain tile gable end roof. 2 storeys and
attics. 5 wood casements with flat gauged brick lintels. Central door
with 4 fielded and 2 glazed panels and semi circular hood with moulded
cornice. Heavy moulded wood modillioned eaves cornice. 3 casement
dormers with pediment gables. Moulded floor band, carried over doorcase.
Rear elevation has a plastered gabled stair tower and a large external
red brick stack. C20 1½-storey extension. E gable end is plastered.
Formerly a lower timber frame extension on this side. Interior has
arched central passage and C18 dog-leg staircase with barley twist
balusters. Original fielded panelling to front right ground floor room.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2695739708

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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