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Town House (Ashwell Museum)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0411 / 52°2'27"N

Longitude: -0.1543 / 0°9'15"W

OS Eastings: 526687

OS Northings: 239681

OS Grid: TL266396

Mapcode National: GBR J66.XG5

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.8YSP

Entry Name: Town House (Ashwell Museum)

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162197

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

TL 2639 ASHWELL SWAN STREET
(South side)
Ashwell

8/66 Town House
9.6.52 (Ashwell Museum)

GV II*

House, now museum. Built c.1500, extended at rear early-mid C19.
Restored C20. Exposed timber frame with plaster infill. Plain tile gable
end roof. 2 storeys, the upper floor jettied on bull-nose joists and
curved brackets. Close-set wide studs. Door on right with 4-centre head.
Left of this a pair of casements with renewed arches and mullions. Upper
floor has 2 4-light casements with hollow-carved mullions and square
leading. E elevation with 1 similar window on ground and first floor. To
left of these is a wide C18-19 external chimney stack. Rear section is
plastered brick. 3-light Yorkshire casement to upper floor, S side. On W
side are single 2-light Yorkshire casements at rear; 2 ground floor
mullioned windows at front. Internally the museum shows a crown post
roof. Open fireplace. (Scheduled Ancient Monument). (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2668739681

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