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Latitude: 51.8168 / 51°49'0"N
Longitude: -1.0141 / 1°0'50"W
OS Eastings: 468056
OS Northings: 213593
OS Grid: SP680135
Mapcode National: GBR B00.2FG
Mapcode Global: VHDV1.CLRK
Entry Name: Gardener's Cottage at Ashford School
Listing Date: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124267
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42454
Location: Dorton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Dorton
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Dorton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 61 SE DORTON
6/73 Gardener's Cottage at
Now a house, former function unknown. Late C16 - early C17, altered.
Thin brick, mostly in English bond, with blue diapers. Rubble stone
plinth with chamfered coping. Old tile roof, external C20 brick
chimneys to each gable. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Gable ends have
2-light stone mullion windows with moulded stone cornices, the lower window
at W. end altered to doorway, the lower window at E, end blocked by
chimney. Some leaded lights. W. gable also has similar single light to
attic. S. front, to garden, has central door with 4-centred stone arch.
All windows to N. and S. inserted C19-C20, with sashes and wooden casements.
Interior: ground floor originally a single space with stop-chamfered
cross beams; massive tie beams, those to gable walls cut with ends
resting on moulded stone corbels, those between bays with centres cut
into form of 4-centred arches; altered C17 queen strut trusses.
Listing NGR: SP6805613593
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