Ashwell Bury

1 Sep 2003
Ashwell Bury, Mill Street, Ashwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7 5LX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 24 SE ASHWELL MILL STREET (North west side) Ashwell 2/54 Ashwell Bury 9.6.52 - II

Small country house. Early C19, extended late C19. Altered and extended by Sir Edwin Lutyens 1922-26. White brick, rendered in white cement.

Stone quoins and floor band. Slate hipped roof. 4 red brick stone-dressed chimney stacks. 2 storeys. 5 sash windows. Central Doric style doorcase with segmental open pediment and fluted consoles. Above is a triple sash window. To left end is a single storey addition with stone corner pilasters and moulded stone cornice. Triple sash window.

Lead urns. Rear elevation with blank Tuscan Serliana motif. The house has a deep eaves soffit with moulded architrave. Interior has a large square staircase hall top-lit by octagonal dome. Upper walls have glazing bar casements each side, the rear ones with mirrors. Front left room with panelling and good classical fireplace by Lutyens. Another Lutyens fireplace on rear left. (PEVSNER (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2659840023


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2143 IOE Records taken by Peter Warwick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Warwick. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Warwick, Peter

Rights Holder: Warwick, Peter


Brick, Cement, Render, Slate, Stone, Georgian Counting House, Victorian Domestic, House, Dwelling