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Ashdown House, Pavilion and Attached Wall Approximately 20 Metres South East, Ashbury

Description: Ashdown House, Pavilion and Attached Wall Approximately 20 Metres South East

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250632

OS Grid Reference: SU2823482003
OS Grid Coordinates: 428234, 182003
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5362, -1.5943

Location: Ashbury, Oxfordshire RG17 8RE

Locality: Ashbury
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG17 8RE

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Listing Text

8/3 Ashdown House, Pavilion and
10/11/52 attached wall approx 20
metres south-east


Pavilion, one of a pair to Ashdown House (q.v.). c.1662, Imitation stone render,
limestone dressings and quoins; stone slate roof; limestone stacks. Original
5x1 bay plan form not deducible. 1 1/2-storey, 5-window range. Front facing
Ashdown House: Central 6-panelled late C19 door has limestone eared architrave,
semi-circular arch with raised key and decorative fanlight; 4-light wood-
mullioned and transomed casemenmts with C20 plate glass and limestone eared
architraves, 4 gabled dormers with moulded cornice and C20 casements. Rear
elevation: identical windows to 5-window range; 5 similar dormers, with raised
central 5 dormers. North gable end has blind door with limestone eared
architrave, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Moulded plinth, raised and
chamfered quoins, dentilled wood cornice; hipped roof, surmounted by bell
cupola; end stacks with moulded caps. Similar detail to square block attached
to right corner, which has limestone eared architrave to front planked door.
Interior: mutilated chalk fireplaces to left and right. Dog-leg with landing
stairs opposite entry, have no surviving balusters etc. To rear right wall;
limestone ashlar, moulded plinth and coping divided into two bays by piers with
banded rustication, moulded cornice and ball finials. C20 garage built against
front wall of right gable wall of pavilion.

Listing NGR: SU2823482003

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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