Description: Low Whashton Springs Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322842
OS Grid Reference: NZ1474704964
OS Grid Coordinates: 414747, 504964
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4399, -1.7741
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NZ 10 SW WHASHTON WHASHTON SPRINGS
9/141 Low Whashton Springs
Farmhouse. Dated 1797. Rubble and ashlar sandstone, concrete interlocking
tile roofs. 2 storeys, 2:2:2 bays. Central range, projecting slightly:
ashlar plinth, sill and lintel bands, cavetto cornice, parapet and coping;
central part-glazed door in ashlar surround with inscription "JH 1797" on
lintel; flanking semicircular 2-storey bays have tripartite sash windows
with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds; brick end stacks. Range to left:
quoins to left; C20 round-arched window to left; 1 bay of blind windows,
with small ground-floor window to right. Range to right: quoins to right;
to left ground-floor French window with sash window with glazing bars above;
1 bay of blind windows to right; ashlar coping to right; central brick
stack. Rear: added range behind central and right-hand (eastern) ranges,
formerly containing dairies and other offices, now incorporated into house.
Right return, front range: dressed stone surround to wide opening, with
blocked round-arched window above. Interior: rear passage runs along the
full length of the front range, and has arched openings in cross walls, one
with Gothick tracery for a fanlight; doors of 6 fielded panels.
Listing NGR: NZ1474704964
Source: English Heritage
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