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The Grey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0159 / 53°0'57"N

Longitude: -1.7371 / 1°44'13"W

OS Eastings: 417735

OS Northings: 346547

OS Grid: SK177465

Mapcode National: GBR 48P.ZKL

Mapcode Global: WHCF5.9G28

Entry Name: The Grey House

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79820

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Ashbourne

Built-Up Area: Ashbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 6l
SK14 NE 1/12 (The Grey House)
1760-70. A large and imposing house. Freestone. 3 storeys. Of 3 bays with
3-light angular bay at each side, the central lights featured (in architrave
to 2nd storey with pediments to lower storey). Large Roman Doric cornice hood
porch with dentilled pediment; segmental-headed door and pilastered side-lights;
steps. Venetian window to 2nd storey of central bay, semi-circular 3-light window
above, stone corbelled cornice; parapet with inset balustrades; inset pediments
to central bay. Inside, cellars with brick barrel vaulting and old mullioned
window with diamond quarrels and glass, now below street level. Probably a remnant
of an earlier house. Powder closets and doors inside. C19 elaborate plaster

Nos 43 to 61 (odd), and the Old Grammer School and the pavement at the front
of the Old Grammer School form a group of the greatest importantance.

Listing NGR: SK1773546547

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