Hampshire Treasures

Volume 2 ( Basingstoke and Deane)

Page 5 - Ashmansworth

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Church
C.18
St. Michael, Crux Easton. Small brick structure with nave of three bays and apse with one large arched window. Fine panelling round the altar. Font of Italian marble on stone baluster. Erected 1775. Ref: 1. Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.188. Ref: 2. V.C>H., Vol. 4, p.313.     T. & C.P. Act
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 424 562
2101 02
House
C.18
Crux Easton House, formerly the Rectory. 2 storeys. Limewashed brick structure with plastered pedimented entrance facade. Old ridge tiled roof. Projecting one-storey addition in front encloses modern paved courtyard.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 424 561
2101 03
House
C.18
Manor House, Crux Easton Farm House. Single storey and four gabled dormers. Limewashed brick structure with older timber-framed core. Old ridge tiled roof. Modern timber verandah. Row of limewashed brick stables.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 427 565
2101 04
Altitude Mark
C.19
Lower Manor Farm. A broad arrow below a horizontal line cut deep into a brick pillar on the outside wall of a barn. It is said to mark 630 ft. and date from a survey in about 1880.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 408 563
2101 24
Altitude Mark
C.19
Steeles Farm. A broad arrow below a horizontal line cut deep into a brick pillar on the outside wall of a barn. It is said to mark 750 ft., and date from a survey in about 1880.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 414 571
2101 25
Building
The Smithy. Small flint and tiled structure standing in important position opposite village green and pub. Used as smithy within living memory.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 416 575
2101 08
House
Three Legs House, Crux Easton. Part 2-storey, part single-storey brick structure, standing on the Ox Drove and may once have been a drovers' hostelry.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 430 575
2101 12
Building
Wind pump and associated brick building, Well Meadow, Crux Easton. Annular steel wind pump, source of village water supply until circa 1910. Well beneath the building 300-400 ft. deep. An attractive group of buildings.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 426 563
2101 09
Building and Well
Heaven, marked on map to south east of Lower Manor Farm, was the site of several cottages. A disused well 380 ft. deep with small brick pump house survives. It supplied water to Ashmansworth in the mid 1920's, when a water tower (demolished 1960) stood beside Tower Cottage.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 410 562
2101 23
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