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Description: Ashlar Cottage
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186313
OS Grid Reference: SD8217736995
OS Grid Coordinates: 382177, 436995
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8289, -2.2723
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SD 83 NW HIGHAM-WITH-WEST CLOSE BOOTH BARROWFORD ROAD
10/155 Ashlar House and Ashlar
House, now in 2 occupations. Dated 1594. Stone. Stone slate roof, stone coping
with finials at gable and eaves. 3-cell linear plan. Two storeys and three bays.
2 storeyed porch, between first and second bays, with kneelers terminated by tall
finials. Two moulded tablets read 1594/Richard/Grimshaw/John Box. Fear God, know
thyself/Honor the / Prince NH. Moulded, four-centred arch-headed doorway. One
3-light stone mullion and transom window on first floor. Moulded string at first
floor and eaves level. To left of porch are 3-light stone mullion and transom
window. To right, plain doorway inserted on large mullion and transom window.
3-lights remain on left. One 5-light window similar. All windows on ground floor
have moulded and returned dripstones on first floor. One 3-light, one 6-light and
one 5-light window similar. The 6-light window is divided by a broad centre mullion.
Some windows have masons marks. Interior has one stone moulded doorway with
decorated head. RCHM report short king post truss roof. (45/p152/RCHM).
Listing NGR: SD8217736995
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Source: English Heritage
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