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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: 1174817



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: 09-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Mar-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162134

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In the entry for ASHWELL COMMON LANE 2/3 (south west side) Ashwell end Bluegates Farmhouse

the item shall be amended to read


Bluegates Farmhouse


TL 24 SE ASHWELL COMMON LANE (South west side) Ashwell End 2/3 Bluegates 9.6.52 Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Mid C16, extended at rear in early C17. C20 front extension. Timber frame. C20 pargetted plaster. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Main range is 3 bays with a gabled cross wing at left end. Right 2 bays built as 2 storeys. 4 leaded casements, all original C18, but upper floor of cross wing has small early C17 ovolo-mullioned casement. The 2 right bays have 2 sets of 3 light casements divided by principal post in middle, the ground floor windows with roll-moulded frames. Large mid-C16 ridge stack with 4 square shafts. C20 door in 4-centred frame. Rear elevation has an early C17 gabled stair turret with 3-light casement. Rear of cross wing has small mullioned C18 casements, the one on right ground floor in shallow projecting bay. Left rear has 2 bay wing, the rear bay an early C17 addition. C18 casement of 2 and 3 lights. Large stack between bays. Interior of cross wing has a good C16 fireplace with moulded clunch jambs and oak lintel. Exceptionally well preserved C16-17 farmhouse. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2561440588

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National Grid Reference: TL 25614 40588


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