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ASHTON HOUSE, RIVER WALL AND BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ASHTON HOUSE, RIVER WALL AND BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1023069

Location

ASHTON HOUSE, RIVER WALL AND BRIDGE, HIGH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ashton Keynes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Apr-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 317700

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 09 SW ASHTON KEYNES HIGH ROAD (west side)

11/51 Ashton House, river wall and bridge (formerly listed as Ashton House) 17.1.55 GV II

House. Mid-late C18 and C19. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof. Two-storey and attics. Five window bays with 2 bay return on north, and further block overlooking river. Main block has 6-pane sashes to ground floor, continuous dripmould and keyed surrounds to openings. Twelve-pane sashes to first floor but centre window with round head and keyed surround. Moulded parapet. Two hipped dormers with leaded casements and knob finials. Gable stacks. End return has blind windows and canted oriel over river in narrow end. Block beyond return has 5-light mullioned and transomed window and leaded casements with timber lintels to first floor. Right gable stack. To rear of main block, a parallel block of early/mid C19 with 12-pane sashes and at left end a cross wing of 2 storeys and single storey link across end of main block forming entrance. This building has stone mullioned and transomed windows with label mouldings. At front of building, a limestone ashlar river wall to Thames, with 1 skewed arch bridge on axis, and riverside terrace in front of north block. A picturesque group.

Listing NGR: SU0472993749

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National Grid Reference: SU 04726 93752

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