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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.


List entry Number: 1102750



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162157

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TL 2639 ASHWELL HIGH STREET (South side) Ashwell 8/26 No. 15 27.5.68 (Jessamine House)


House. Circa 1700. Interior with some reused C16 timber framing. Chequered red brick front. Plain tile gable end roof. 2 storeys and attics. 5 wood casements with flat gauged brick lintels. Central door with 4 fielded and 2 glazed panels and semi circular hood with moulded cornice. Heavy moulded wood modillioned eaves cornice. 3 casement dormers with pediment gables. Moulded floor band, carried over doorcase. Rear elevation has a plastered gabled stair tower and a large external red brick stack. C20 1½-storey extension. E gable end is plastered. Formerly a lower timber frame extension on this side. Interior has arched central passage and C18 dog-leg staircase with barley twist balusters. Original fielded panelling to front right ground floor room. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2695739708

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National Grid Reference: TL 26957 39708


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