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Ashwell Further Education Centre, Ashwell

Description: Ashwell Further Education Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162182

OS Grid Reference: TL2666039814
OS Grid Coordinates: 526660, 239814
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0423, -0.1546

Location: Mill Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5LY

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

8/51 No. 23
9.6.52 (Ashwell Further
Education Centre)
(formerly listed as
The Schoolmaster's


Built as school by Merchant Taylor's Company, London, 1681. Extended at
front in C18 and at rear c.1870. Main block is in local C17 red and
white brick, repaired in C19. Plain tile hipped roof. 2 storeys and
attics. Large external chimney stacks on both ends. Moulded brick floor
band, returning as plain band across flanks. 2 triple-hung sash windows
with gauged brick heads. Fielded and flush panel door with flat
bracketed hood. Twin leaded hipped dormer casements. Above door is a
pedimented stone plaque inscribed, 'This school was built by the
Merchant Taylor's Company London 1681, being the guift of Mr. Henry
Colbron, late of London scriveners, deceased. Edward Bushell Master,
John Taylor, Robert Kaye, John Short, John Brett wardens'. Single storey
front right extension of late C18: 1 sash, 1 casement. T-shaped rear
extension, the back range with louvred tiled belfry. Ornamental ridge
tiles. Gothic windows.

Listing NGR: TL2666039814

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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