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Latitude: 53.0169 / 53°1'0"N
Longitude: -1.7351 / 1°44'6"W
OS Eastings: 417866
OS Northings: 346653
OS Grid: SK178466
Mapcode National: GBR 48Q.S5M
Mapcode Global: WHCF5.BF0J
Entry Name: Former Malthouse to Rear of 23 Church Street
Listing Date: 17 September 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251672
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79953
Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Ashbourne
Built-Up Area: Ashbourne
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Derby
The following building shall be added:-
23 CHURCH STREET
SK 14 NE
1/300 Former Malthouse to rear
of 23 Church Street
Former Malthouse. Late C18 (noted in sales particular of 1803), built
for Thomas or his son John, Hensworth, maltsters and victuallers.
Stone plinth and part ground floor and basement the rest brick in
English garden wall bond; tiled roof. 3 storeys and part basement
(that related to a second malthouse set downslope and now demolished).
Irregular fenestration; 2 windows and taking-in door to 2nd floor; 4
windows (some altered) and doorway under cambered arch approached by
external steps to 1st floor. Large recessed taking-in area under
wooden lintel occupies part of ground and 1st floor. to right, 2
round headed arches (one blocked), mark site a former cisterns (now
dismantled). Several windows to end (S) wall including one with late-
C18 iron framed 3-light casement, much damaged, to ground.
Internally; brick lined ground floor with massive ceiling beams; 1st
floor part plastered; gypsum, lath and plaster top floor. Internal
hoist mechanism survives. pegged king-post roof, 5 bays. Hensworth
was a prominent maltster and inn-keeper, and this malting is one of
the few major C18 industrial buildings left in Ashbourne.
Listing NGR: SK1786646653
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