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Latitude: 52.0411 / 52°2'27"N
Longitude: -0.1543 / 0°9'15"W
OS Eastings: 526687
OS Northings: 239681
OS Grid: TL266396
Mapcode National: GBR J66.XG5
Mapcode Global: VHGN8.8YSP
Entry Name: Town House (Ashwell Museum)
Listing Date: 19 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102724
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162197
Location: Ashwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7
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
TL 2639 ASHWELL SWAN STREET
8/66 Town House
9.6.52 (Ashwell Museum)
House, now museum. Built c.1500, extended at rear early-mid C19.
Restored C20. Exposed timber frame with plaster infill. Plain tile gable
end roof. 2 storeys, the upper floor jettied on bull-nose joists and
curved brackets. Close-set wide studs. Door on right with 4-centre head.
Left of this a pair of casements with renewed arches and mullions. Upper
floor has 2 4-light casements with hollow-carved mullions and square
leading. E elevation with 1 similar window on ground and first floor. To
left of these is a wide C18-19 external chimney stack. Rear section is
plastered brick. 3-light Yorkshire casement to upper floor, S side. On W
side are single 2-light Yorkshire casements at rear; 2 ground floor
mullioned windows at front. Internally the museum shows a crown post
roof. Open fireplace. (Scheduled Ancient Monument). (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL2668739681
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