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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.

Name: FORRESTERS COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1174915

Location

14, 16 AND 18, HIGH STREET
FORRESTERS COTTAGE, 1,2 AND 3, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityAshwell

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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History

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Details

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)

GV II*

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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