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Bluegates Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0495 / 52°2'58"N

Longitude: -0.1696 / 0°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 525614

OS Northings: 240588

OS Grid: TL256405

Mapcode National: GBR J65.KY0

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.0RP7

Entry Name: Bluegates Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 4 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162134

Location: Ashwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: 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
ASHWELL COMMON LANE
2/3 (south west side)
Ashwell end

Bluegates
Farmhouse

the item shall be amended to read

ASHWELL ASHWELL END

Bluegates
Farmhouse

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TL 24 SE ASHWELL COMMON LANE
(South west side)
Ashwell End

2/3 Bluegates
9.6.52 Farmhouse

GV II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16, extended at rear in early C17. C20 front extension.
Timber frame. C20 pargetted plaster. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Main
range is 3 bays with a gabled cross wing at left end. Right 2 bays built
as 2 storeys. 4 leaded casements, all original C18, but upper floor of
cross wing has small early C17 ovolo-mullioned casement. The 2 right
bays have 2 sets of 3 light casements divided by principal post in
middle, the ground floor windows with roll-moulded frames. Large mid-C16
ridge stack with 4 square shafts. C20 door in 4-centred frame. Rear
elevation has an early C17 gabled stair turret with 3-light casement.
Rear of cross wing has small mullioned C18 casements, the one on right
ground floor in shallow projecting bay. Left rear has 2 bay wing, the
rear bay an early C17 addition. C18 casement of 2 and 3 lights. Large
stack between bays. Interior of cross wing has a good C16 fireplace with
moulded clunch jambs and oak lintel. Exceptionally well preserved C16-17
farmhouse. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2561440588

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