Description: Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 317700
OS Grid Reference: SU0472693752
OS Grid Coordinates: 404726, 193752
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6426, -1.9331
SU 09 SW ASHTON KEYNES HIGH ROAD
11/51 Ashton House, river wall and bridge
(formerly listed as Ashton House)
House. Mid-late C18 and C19. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof.
Two-storey and attics. Five window bays with 2 bay return on
north, and further block overlooking river. Main block has 6-pane
sashes to ground floor, continuous dripmould and keyed surrounds to
openings. Twelve-pane sashes to first floor but centre window with
round head and keyed surround. Moulded parapet. Two hipped
dormers with leaded casements and knob finials. Gable stacks. End
return has blind windows and canted oriel over river in narrow end.
Block beyond return has 5-light mullioned and transomed window and
leaded casements with timber lintels to first floor. Right gable
stack. To rear of main block, a parallel block of early/mid C19
with 12-pane sashes and at left end a cross wing of 2 storeys and
single storey link across end of main block forming entrance. This
building has stone mullioned and transomed windows with label
mouldings. At front of building, a limestone ashlar river wall to
Thames, with 1 skewed arch bridge on axis, and riverside terrace in
front of north block. A picturesque group.
Listing NGR: SU0472993749
Source: English Heritage
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