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Description: Ashburnham Place (Christian Conference and Prayer Centre)
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 292070
OS Grid Reference: TQ6903514579
OS Grid Coordinates: 569035, 114579
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9059, 0.4028
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TQ 61 SE ASHBURNHAM KITCHENHAN ROAD
28/2 Ashburnham Place.
(Christian Conference and
The facade dates from 1845 circa. Red brick and diaper pattern of grey headers.
Cornice above each floor and parapet. Glazing bars intact. The central portion
is now of two storeys and. five windows. Each window bay is flanked by pilasters.
Ground floor windows are set in round-headed arcading. Large central square
porch with round-headed archway. The wings are of one storey. The first two
window-bays on each side of the centre are recessed with three window-bays each
projecting beyond. Modern conference wings to north. The Ashburnham family
occupied a house on this site from before the Conquest until the death of Lady
Catherine Ashburnham in 1953. It was a large mansion of several periods, of
which the main portion was C18, refaced in 1845 circa. Most of this was demolished
about- 1955. What remains is the south front, which retains its original form
of a central block and flanking wings of lower elevation but both centre and
wings have been reduced in height.
Listing NGR: TQ6903514579
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Source: English Heritage
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