TOWN HOUSE (ASHWELL MUSEUM)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1102724

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: TOWN HOUSE (ASHWELL MUSEUM), SWAN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HOUSE (ASHWELL MUSEUM), SWAN STREET

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 26687 39681

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History

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Details

TL 2639 ASHWELL SWAN STREET (South side) Ashwell 8/66 Town House 9.6.52 (Ashwell Museum)

GV II*

House, now museum. Built c.1500, extended at rear early-mid C19. Restored C20. Exposed timber frame with plaster infill. Plain tile gable end roof. 2 storeys, the upper floor jettied on bull-nose joists and curved brackets. Close-set wide studs. Door on right with 4-centre head. Left of this a pair of casements with renewed arches and mullions. Upper floor has 2 4-light casements with hollow-carved mullions and square leading. E elevation with 1 similar window on ground and first floor. To left of these is a wide C18-19 external chimney stack. Rear section is plastered brick. 3-light Yorkshire casement to upper floor, S side. On W side are single 2-light Yorkshire casements at rear; 2 ground floor mullioned windows at front. Internally the museum shows a crown post roof. Open fireplace. (Scheduled Ancient Monument). (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2668739681

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162197

Legacy System: LBS

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