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57 and 59, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0407 / 52°2'26"N

Longitude: -0.1536 / 0°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 526735

OS Northings: 239645

OS Grid: TL267396

Mapcode National: GBR J6D.3YR

Mapcode Global: VHGN8.9Y4Y

Entry Name: 57 and 59, High Street

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 4 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162161

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

In the entry for
8/30 ASHWELL HIGH STREET
(south side)
Ashwell

Nos 57, 59 and 61
(Day's Bakery)
(formerly listed as the
Bakery)

the item shall be amended to read

ASHWELL HIGH STREET
(south side)
Ashwell

Nos 57 and 59
(formerly listed as the Bakery)

TL 2639 ASHWELL HIGH STREET
8/30 (south side)
Ashwell

Nos 57, 59 and 61
(Day's Bakery)
(formerly listed as the
Bakery)
GV II*

In the description, third line, delete:
The building is c.1800 and substitute the following: "The building is c.1500"

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ASHWELL HIGH STREET
TL 2639
(South Side)
8/30 Ashwell
27.5.68
No 57, 59 and 61
(Day's Bakery)
(formerly listed as
house occupied by
Day's Bakery and tenants)
II*
G.V.
In the description, third line delete:
"The building is c,180Q" and substitute the following: "The building is c.1500"

------------------------------------

TL 2639 ASHWELL HIGH STREET
(South side)
Ashwell

8/30 Nos. 57,59 and 61
27.5.68 (Day's Bakery)
(formerly listed as house
occupied by Day's Bakery
and tenants)

GV II*

House and shop in long uniform range, built as hall of the Brotherhood
or Guild of St. John the Baptist in the Church of Blessed Mary of
Ashwell, formed 1476. The building is c.1800, extended by an identical
bay at left end in late C16. Timber frame; exposed close studding on
jettied upper floor. 2 storeys. 1st floor has 7 mid C19 flush sash
windows in moulded wood frames; ground floor with 4 canted casement
bays, the right one a bracketed shop window. 2 flush panel doors, the
right one half glazed. On left centre is the blocked opening of the
former cross passage. A 3-bay hall was to right of this. Main stack on
towards right is C17 or possibly late C16, an insertion in previously
unheated hall. Interior of left house (No. 57) shows heavy,
wide-chamfered floor beam. Cellar with clunch and brick walls on left.
Interior of No. 61 (Bakery) shows large clunch fireplace with timber
lintel. Inside hall is the 4-centred wooden arch of the cross passage
door. Important group value in street.(RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2673539644

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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