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Ashton Hall Gatehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurnham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0088 / 54°0'31"N

Longitude: -2.8234 / 2°49'24"W

OS Eastings: 346135

OS Northings: 457290

OS Grid: SD461572

Mapcode National: GBR 8QQ2.JP

Mapcode Global: WH84D.LHRM

Entry Name: Ashton Hall Gatehouse

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182257

Location: Thurnham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Thurnham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Glasson Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


8/192 Ashton Hall Gatehouse
1-8-1952 (Formerly listed under ASHTON


Gatehouse, c.1600. Sandstone ashlar. Single segmental arch, chamfered in 2
orders. On west side flanked by paired Doric columns on decorated pedestals,
supporting an entablature. Above the blocking course are 3 finials of square
section, with cushion bases. At the left is a C19th extension of 2 storeys
and one bay providing living accommodation and having windows with plain stone
surrounds and glazing bars. On the east side there is a gable with coping
above the arch and a diagonal buttress to its left. To the right the wall is
blank, with original masonry to the ground floor of the living accommodation,
extended upwards in the C19th. Inside, between the arches, the ceiling is of
stone and vaulted with carved bosses.

Listing NGR: SD4613557290

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