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Description: Ash Close
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 167397
OS Grid Reference: TA0285240083
OS Grid Coordinates: 502852, 440083
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8468, -0.4381
TA 0240 BEVERLEY NORTH BAR WITHOUT
5/276 No 62 (Ash Close)
Built for N Grantham c.1732. 2 storeys in red brick with roof of graded
Westmorland slates. 2 pedimented dormers with sliding casement sashes. Cornice
to roof early C19 replacement. Centre break 5 windows, painted gauged voussoirs
with keystones. Plain round-headed frame to 6-panel door, keystone, simple fan-
light. Later additions to sides and rear of house. Rear elevation twin gabled:
wrought iron railings on the pattern of the hall balustrade at Hotham House.
Principal staircase round open well: open string, with carved ornament below
each tread: alternate iron-twist balusters, moulded handrail with semi-spiral
curtail and iron-twist terminal newel, fielded panelling to dado: c.f.Highgate
House. Wednesday Market. Semicircular arch under the stairs to rear part:
moulded imposts: keyblocks: moulded voussoirs, fielded panelling to soffits and
reveals. Stone-flagged hall. Back stairs have closed string, slender columnar
balusters, plain newel, and moulded handrail. Principal ground floor room has
fielded panelling throughout: moulded dado rail, modillion box cornice: chimney-
piece with moulded architrave and brackets to mantel-shelf. Doorway with
moulded architrave and deep moulded cornice (c.f. Highgate House). Rear room has
fine late C18 composition ornament ex situ. First floor windows have panelled
window seats. Two wainscotted rooms on first floor, one with fielded, one with
Listing NGR: TA0285240083
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