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Ashfield House, Grassington

Description: Ashfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324774

OS Grid Reference: SE0024064091
OS Grid Coordinates: 400240, 464091
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0728, -1.9978

Location: Ashfield, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5AP

Locality: Grassington
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5AP

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Listing Text

SE 0064-0164
(west side, off)
8/21 Ashfield House
House, now hotel. Late C17 with late C18 division and refenestration, C20
restoration. Grey gritstone rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys,
3 bays with added bay to right. Quoins. C20 half-glazed door between bays
2 and 3 in chamfered quoined surround, the lintel raised and an overlight
inserted above the door. Blocked doorways, now windows, to right of bays 1
and 3. Ground-floor windows: 3-light flat-faced mullions in chamfered
surrounds to bays 1 and 2, a 3-light recessed chamfered mullion window to
bay 3. First-floor windows: 3 of 3 lights, all have chamfered surrounds
and flat-faced mullions. Shaped stone gutter brackets; corniced ashlar
stacks to left end, between bays 1 and 2 and to right. Added bay: board
door to left; C20 frame to window right, 6-pane sash to first floor; 2-
flight external stairs to right, leading to a board door; dog-kennel door
below. Interior: main range has square opening to fireplace with single-
block incised lintel, narrow jambs and chamfer, bay 2. The house was
probably a farmhouse in the C17, divided up into 3 cottages in the later
C18 to house workers in the lead mines.

Listing NGR: SE0024064091

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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