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Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6426 / 51°38'33"N

Longitude: -1.9331 / 1°55'59"W

OS Eastings: 404726

OS Northings: 193752

OS Grid: SU047937

Mapcode National: GBR 3RR.XSB

Mapcode Global: VHB2Y.FZX6

Entry Name: Ashton House, River Wall and Bridge

Listing Date: 17 January 1955

Last Amended: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317700

Location: Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, SN6

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Ashton Keynes

Built-Up Area: Ashton Keynes

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Ashton Keynes

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SU 09 SW ASHTON KEYNES HIGH ROAD
(west side)

11/51 Ashton House, river wall and bridge
(formerly listed as Ashton House)
17.1.55
GV II

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

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