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Jessamine House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0412 / 52°2'28"N

Longitude: -0.1504 / 0°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 526957

OS Northings: 239708

OS Grid: TL269397

Mapcode National: GBR J66.YM8

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.BYWK

Entry Name: Jessamine House

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162157

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

(South side)

8/26 No. 15
27.5.68 (Jessamine House)


House. Circa 1700. Interior with some reused C16 timber framing.
Chequered red brick front. Plain tile gable end roof. 2 storeys and
attics. 5 wood casements with flat gauged brick lintels. Central door
with 4 fielded and 2 glazed panels and semi circular hood with moulded
cornice. Heavy moulded wood modillioned eaves cornice. 3 casement
dormers with pediment gables. Moulded floor band, carried over doorcase.
Rear elevation has a plastered gabled stair tower and a large external
red brick stack. C20 1½-storey extension. E gable end is plastered.
Formerly a lower timber frame extension on this side. Interior has
arched central passage and C18 dog-leg staircase with barley twist
balusters. Original fielded panelling to front right ground floor room.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2695739708

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