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Ashwell Bury, Ashwell

Description: Ashwell Bury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162185

OS Grid Reference: TL2659840023
OS Grid Coordinates: 526598, 240023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0442, -0.1555

Location: 11 Fordham Close, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5LX

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

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Listing Text

(North west side)

2/54 Ashwell Bury

- II

Small country house. Early C19, extended late C19. Altered and extended
by Sir Edwin Lutyens 1922-26. White brick, rendered in white cement.
Stone quoins and floor band. Slate hipped roof. 4 red brick
stone-dressed chimney stacks. 2 storeys. 5 sash windows. Central Doric
style doorcase with segmental open pediment and fluted consoles. Above
is a triple sash window. To left end is a single storey addition with
stone corner pilasters and moulded stone cornice. Triple sash window.
Lead urns. Rear elevation with blank Tuscan Serliana motif. The house
has a deep eaves soffit with moulded architrave. Interior has a large
square staircase hall top-lit by octagonal dome. Upper walls have
glazing bar casements each side, the rear ones with mirrors. Front left
room with panelling and good classical fireplace by Lutyens. Another
Lutyens fireplace on rear left. (PEVSNER (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2659840023

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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