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Ashwell Bury

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0442 / 52°2'38"N

Longitude: -0.1555 / 0°9'19"W

OS Eastings: 526598

OS Northings: 240023

OS Grid: TL265400

Mapcode National: GBR J66.X2R

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.8W5B

Entry Name: Ashwell Bury

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162185

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

(North west side)

2/54 Ashwell Bury

- II

Small country house. Early C19, extended late C19. Altered and extended
by Sir Edwin Lutyens 1922-26. White brick, rendered in white cement.
Stone quoins and floor band. Slate hipped roof. 4 red brick
stone-dressed chimney stacks. 2 storeys. 5 sash windows. Central Doric
style doorcase with segmental open pediment and fluted consoles. Above
is a triple sash window. To left end is a single storey addition with
stone corner pilasters and moulded stone cornice. Triple sash window.
Lead urns. Rear elevation with blank Tuscan Serliana motif. The house
has a deep eaves soffit with moulded architrave. Interior has a large
square staircase hall top-lit by octagonal dome. Upper walls have
glazing bar casements each side, the rear ones with mirrors. Front left
room with panelling and good classical fireplace by Lutyens. Another
Lutyens fireplace on rear left. (PEVSNER (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2659840023

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