Description: Gamehouse or Ash House Approximately 25 Metres North East of Shelvock Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 256681
OS Grid Reference: SJ3710124059
OS Grid Coordinates: 337101, 324059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8104, -2.9346
RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. -
SJ 32 SE
8/129 Gamehouse or ash-house
- approx. 25m north-east of
21.8.86 (formerly listed as Game-
house or ash-house, Shelvock
Gamehouse or ash-house. Probably mid-to late C17. Squared and dressed
sandstone blocks on chamfered plinth; polygonal slate roof with iron weathervane.
Polygonal plan. Single storey with moulded eaves cornice. Entrance in
south-west side through plank door with pointed strap hinges and large stone
lintel. Single tall window with similar lintel to north-east side, possibly
formerly a doorway. Blocked ventholes. Interior. Light spar across
the diameter at wall-plate level possibly formerly for hanging game on.
The use of this small building is the subject of speculation. Shelvock
Farmhouse is not included in this list.
Listing NGR: SJ3710124059
Source: English Heritage
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