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Gardener's Cottage at Ashford School

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorton, Buckinghamshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3WRX8P+P9

Entry Name: Gardener's Cottage at Ashford School

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42454

Location: Dorton, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Dorton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Dorton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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6/73 Gardener's Cottage at
Ashfold School


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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