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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: 1174915


14, 16 AND 18, HIGH STREET

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: 19-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162145

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TL 2639 ASHWELL HIGH STREET (North side) Ashwell 8/14 Nos 14,16 and 18 27.5.68 (1,2 and 3 Forresters Cottage) (formerly listed as Forresters Cottages)


A picturesque group of houses dating from the late C15 and early C16. Restored 1960s. Timber frame, partly exposed. Plain tile roofs. 2 storeys. The left part (2 and 3 Forresters Cottages) is a late C15 hall house with jettied cross wings. The E part (No. 1) was built in early C16 as 2 storey house jettied on front. 2 storeys. 7 recent glazing bar casements. 3 doors with C16 moulded 4-centred frames. Nos. 2 and 3 are 4 windows. 2 gabled attics in centre. Upper floors of cross wings have bull-nose joists and curved brackets. Close wide studs exposed on ground floor of wings and fullheight'Ln centre. No. 1 has studs exposed on ground floor and a deep jetty carried on curved brackets. C17 stack inserted next to right cross wing. Restored C17-18 stack on E end. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2688039714

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National Grid Reference: TL2688039714


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