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Description: Asterton House
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 256867
OS Grid Reference: SO3981091074
OS Grid Coordinates: 339810, 291074
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5142, -2.8884
SO 39 SE MYNDTOWN C.P. ASTERTON
7/22 Asterton House
21 3 68
Farmhouse. C.1600, extended and re-modelled c.1700 with later additions and
alterations. Rubblestone walls probably concealing timber frame, random slate
roofs and integral end stacks with red brick shafts. Probably originally
of 3 framed bays, extended by a lower rubblestone portion to the west (see
the straight joint between the 2 sections). 2 storeys; 3 C19 casements irregularly
spaced, 2 to main range and one to lower portion on each floor; 2 entrances,
the lower under C19 gabled porch. Interior. Cross wall to right of main entrance
with rectangular panelling (c.1600), Inglenook fireplace to left with massive
beam above; stop chamfered parallel beams and heavy unchamfered joists to
the original part, flagstone floors; on the first floor the bay divisions
are exposed, showing that the roof has been raised and formerly had windbraces.
Listing NGR: SO3981091074
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