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Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162188
OS Grid Reference: TL2692639911
OS Grid Coordinates: 526926, 239911
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0431, -0.1507
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In the entry for
8/57 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
Ducklake (formerly listed as
the item shall be amended to read
ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
No 27 (Ducklake) (formerly
listed as Ducklake Farmhouse)
TL 2639 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
House. Two hall houses joined in one long range. Late C15 or early C15
origin on N; C16 origin on S. Timber frame. Roughcast walls. Plain tile
roofs. 2 storeys. 3 plus 3 bays, the two houses joined by c.1600. E
elevation has 8 windows, a mixture of early C19 flush sash windows and,
in centre, C17 leaded casements. Central early C19 fielded panel door
with flat hood on scrolled brackets. S gable end has a large venetian
sash window inserted by Sir Albert Richardson in 1930s. House is divided
internally into two parts of identical size by a very unusual skewed
transverse frame. In the 1st room from the S on the ground floor is a
good C16 figured and decorative wall painting covering studwork and an
ogee-headed door frame, a free geometrical design with a scrollwork
frieze containing classical grotesques holding cartouches. (RCHM
Listing NGR: TL2692639911
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