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Ashdown House, Pavilion and Attached Wall Approximately 20 Metres South East

A Grade I Listed Building in Ashbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5362 / 51°32'10"N

Longitude: -1.5943 / 1°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 428234

OS Northings: 182003

OS Grid: SU282820

Mapcode National: GBR 5X6.RQ7

Mapcode Global: VHC15.BN05

Entry Name: Ashdown House, Pavilion and Attached Wall Approximately 20 Metres South East

Listing Date: 10 November 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250632

Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, RG17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Ashbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ASHBURY
SU28SE
8/3 Ashdown House, Pavilion and
10/11/52 attached wall approx 20
metres south-east

GV I

Pavilion, one of a pair to Ashdown House (q.v.). c.1662, Imitation stone render,
limestone dressings and quoins; stone slate roof; limestone stacks. Original
5x1 bay plan form not deducible. 1 1/2-storey, 5-window range. Front facing
Ashdown House: Central 6-panelled late C19 door has limestone eared architrave,
semi-circular arch with raised key and decorative fanlight; 4-light wood-
mullioned and transomed casemenmts with C20 plate glass and limestone eared
architraves, 4 gabled dormers with moulded cornice and C20 casements. Rear
elevation: identical windows to 5-window range; 5 similar dormers, with raised
central 5 dormers. North gable end has blind door with limestone eared
architrave, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Moulded plinth, raised and
chamfered quoins, dentilled wood cornice; hipped roof, surmounted by bell
cupola; end stacks with moulded caps. Similar detail to square block attached
to right corner, which has limestone eared architrave to front planked door.
Interior: mutilated chalk fireplaces to left and right. Dog-leg with landing
stairs opposite entry, have no surviving balusters etc. To rear right wall;
limestone ashlar, moulded plinth and coping divided into two bays by piers with
banded rustication, moulded cornice and ball finials. C20 garage built against
front wall of right gable wall of pavilion.


Listing NGR: SU2823482003

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