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THE ASHES

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: THE ASHES

List entry Number: 1319031

Location

THE ASHES

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Castle Sowerby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73733

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History

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Details

NY 34 SE CASTLE SOWERBY HIGHBRIDGE

4/11 The Ashes

27.12.67

II*

House. Mid C16 with late C18 or early C19 extensions. Painted rendered walls on squared plinth, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables; end banded sandstone chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays with lower left single-bay extension and rear outshut. Centre top-glazed 4-panel door in chamfered stone surround. 2- and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, those on ground floor with rounded heads to lights, all under hoodmoulds, the upper ones continuous. Extension has C20 door and windows. Interior has shallow segmental-arched stone fireplace and spice cupboard recess. Probable remains of newel staircase next to this fireplace. Beamed ground-floor ceilings have principal beams with hollow double chamfer. Another C18 chamfered-surround stone fireplace. Rear wall, now internal, has firewindow recess. Upper floor C16 wall painting of a hunting scene uncovered during 1970's restoration and now preserved under glass. Adjoining barns are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY3916242707

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National Grid Reference: NY 39162 42707

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