Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270219
OS Grid Reference: ST1555529385
OS Grid Coordinates: 315555, 129385
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0576, -3.2063
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ST12NE ASH PRIORS CP
Farmhouse. Early C19. Red sandstone, coursed, squared, masonry, slate roofs, C20 external stack left, original one
concealed behind parapet of tower, Tudor style. One and a half storeys with 2 storey hexagonal crenellated tower
(right) with string course; coved cornice left; all windows 3-light wooden hollow chamfored mullions with plate glass;
main block, 2 gabled dormers with hood moulds and finials, groundfloor, window on either side of single storey gabled
porch with brick kneelers, hood mould and early C19 Tudor style door. A picturesque composition, similiar in style to
Greenway House (qv) and part of the Sandhill Park (qv) estate. The family of Ballifants are recorded resident in Ash
Priors in 1643 and it is possible that this house stands on the site of an earlier dwelling. (A. Baynham, Memorials of
Ash Priors, 1905).
Listing NGR: ST1555529385
Source: English Heritage
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