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Ash House, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: Ash House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182093

OS Grid Reference: SD5318964904
OS Grid Coordinates: 353189, 464904
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0779, -2.7169

Location: Ball Lane, Caton, Lancashire LA2 9QN

Locality: Caton-with-Littledale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9QN

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Listing Text

SD 56 SW

5/20 Ash House

- II

House, 1683, altered C18th. Slobbered rubble with stone slate roof. 2
storeys with attic, 3 bays. Windows sashed with glazing bars and plain stone
surrounds. Door, in. central bay, has moulded jambs, now cut back, and a
shaped lintel with date '1683' and defaced initials. Traces of blocked
mullioned windows are visible in the stonework. Left-hand gable coping. End
chimneys, the left-hand one having a cap with weathered offsets, the
right-hand one having a round cap. At the rear is a wing having chamfered
window surrounds of C18th type in its west wall. Interior. Right-hand room
has pine panelling with raised and fielded panels and with fluted pilasters.
Left-hand room has 2 exposed chamfered main ceiling joists, one with pyramid
stops and one possibly once a firehood bressumer. The rear wing has an oak
dog-leg stair with closed string, turned balusters and ramped handrail. In
the rear room is a moulded shouldered fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD5318964904

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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