Gardener's Cottage At Ashford School
- 23 Aug 2002
- Gardener's Cottage At Ashford School, Dorton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18 9NF
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SP 61 SE DORTON
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
Copyright IoE Mr Stewart Martin Shaw. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Shaw, Stewart Martin
Rights Holder: Shaw, Stewart Martin
Brick, Rubble, Stone, Tile, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling