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Ducklake

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0431 / 52°2'35"N

Longitude: -0.1507 / 0°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 526926

OS Northings: 239911

OS Grid: TL269399

Mapcode National: GBR J66.YGR

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.BXP4

Entry Name: Ducklake

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 4 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162188

Location: Ashwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ashwell

Built-Up Area: Ashwell

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ashwell

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

In the entry for

8/57 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
(west side)
Ashwell

Ducklake (formerly listed as
Ducklake farmhouse)

the item shall be amended to read
ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
(west side)
Ashwell

No 27 (Ducklake) (formerly
listed as Ducklake Farmhouse)

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TL 2639 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD
(West side)
Ashwell

8/57 Ducklake
9.6.52

GV II*

House. Two hall houses joined in one long range. Late C15 or early C15
origin on N; C16 origin on S. Timber frame. Roughcast walls. Plain tile
roofs. 2 storeys. 3 plus 3 bays, the two houses joined by c.1600. E
elevation has 8 windows, a mixture of early C19 flush sash windows and,
in centre, C17 leaded casements. Central early C19 fielded panel door
with flat hood on scrolled brackets. S gable end has a large venetian
sash window inserted by Sir Albert Richardson in 1930s. House is divided
internally into two parts of identical size by a very unusual skewed
transverse frame. In the 1st room from the S on the ground floor is a
good C16 figured and decorative wall painting covering studwork and an
ogee-headed door frame, a free geometrical design with a scrollwork
frieze containing classical grotesques holding cartouches. (RCHM
Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2692639911

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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