DUCKLAKE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1102721
Date first listed:
09-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
DUCKLAKE, 27, SPRINGHEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
DUCKLAKE, 27, SPRINGHEAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashwell
National Grid Reference:
TL 26926 39911

Details

In the entry for

8/57 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD (west side) Ashwell Ducklake (formerly listed as Ducklake farmhouse)

the item shall be amended to read ASHWELL SPRING HEAD (west side) Ashwell

No 27 (Ducklake) (formerly listed as Ducklake Farmhouse)

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TL 2639 ASHWELL SPRING HEAD (West side) Ashwell 8/57 Ducklake 9.6.52

GV II*

House. Two hall houses joined in one long range. Late C15 or early C15 origin on N; C16 origin on S. Timber frame. Roughcast walls. Plain tile roofs. 2 storeys. 3 plus 3 bays, the two houses joined by c.1600. E elevation has 8 windows, a mixture of early C19 flush sash windows and, in centre, C17 leaded casements. Central early C19 fielded panel door with flat hood on scrolled brackets. S gable end has a large venetian sash window inserted by Sir Albert Richardson in 1930s. House is divided internally into two parts of identical size by a very unusual skewed transverse frame. In the 1st room from the S on the ground floor is a good C16 figured and decorative wall painting covering studwork and an ogee-headed door frame, a free geometrical design with a scrollwork frieze containing classical grotesques holding cartouches. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2692639911

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162188
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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