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The Ashes

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1964 / 52°11'47"N

Longitude: 0.9993 / 0°59'57"E

OS Eastings: 605077

OS Northings: 259592

OS Grid: TM050595

Mapcode National: GBR SJM.7GP

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.82M2

Entry Name: The Ashes

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384629

Location: Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stowmarket St Peter and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


614-1/3/101 (North East side)
15/09/88 The Ashes


Formerly known as: The Ashes NEWTON ROAD Stowmarket GIPPING
House. Early C17, reusing some older timbers. Altered c1830.
Roughcast timber-frame under a slate roof, plain tiled to
rear. Gable ends of brick. Facade to south-west.
2 storeys in 5 irregular bays. 6-panelled door (flush
panelled), upper 2 panels glazed, in second bay. Fenestration
of tripartite sashes with 2/2 glazing bars. These details all
mid-late C19. Bell-based gabled roof. Internal gable-end stack
to south and south gable is of C17 English bond brick, with
wrap-around. Set-off at first floor. Twin diamond flues,
rebuilt. The rear has a C19 plain tiled one-storey and attic
extension extending from south end under a gabled roof.
Remainder of elevation in form of a 2-storey C19 outshut in
brick: various window types and dates and a half-glazed door.
2 stacks emerge through roof. North-west gable refaced in late
C19 stretcher bond brick.
INTERIOR. South-west wall with ovolo-moulded blocked windows.
Inserted partitions here and there. Chamfered bridging beams
with various minor stops. Stick baluster C19 staircase. Roof
of principals, clasped purlins and collars, lower tier of
tenoned purlins and curved windbracing. Some re-used blackened

Listing NGR: TM0507759592

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