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Former Malthouse to Rear of 23 Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5W2787+QX

Entry Name: Former Malthouse to Rear of 23 Church Street

Listing Date: 17 September 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79953

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

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

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

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