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Ashton Hall Gatehouse, Thurnham

Description: Ashton Hall Gatehouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 182257

OS Grid Reference: SD4613557290
OS Grid Coordinates: 346135, 457290
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0088, -2.8234

Location: Thurnham, Lancashire LA2 0AJ

Locality: Thurnham
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 0AJ

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Listing Text


8/192 Ashton Hall Gatehouse
1-8-1952 (Formerly listed under ASHTON


Gatehouse, c.1600. Sandstone ashlar. Single segmental arch, chamfered in 2
orders. On west side flanked by paired Doric columns on decorated pedestals,
supporting an entablature. Above the blocking course are 3 finials of square
section, with cushion bases. At the left is a C19th extension of 2 storeys
and one bay providing living accommodation and having windows with plain stone
surrounds and glazing bars. On the east side there is a gable with coping
above the arch and a diagonal buttress to its left. To the right the wall is
blank, with original masonry to the ground floor of the living accommodation,
extended upwards in the C19th. Inside, between the arches, the ceiling is of
stone and vaulted with carved bosses.

Listing NGR: SD4613557290

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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