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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174817
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162134
Location: Ashwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7
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
In the entry for
ASHWELL COMMON LANE
2/3 (south west side)
the item shall be amended to read
ASHWELL ASHWELL END
TL 24 SE ASHWELL COMMON LANE
(South west side)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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