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in the county of Hertfordshire

St Mary's Church in Ashwell
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About Ashwell

Ashwell embodies some of the finest domestic architecture in England, here in this well preserved village, at a glance you get a pleasurable insight as to what England was like in the 16th and 17th-centuries.

The Doomsday Book records Ashwell as a market town; the streets follow a well laid out plan and you can easily identify the old market place. The village is dominated by the spire of the beautiful 14th-century church dedicated to St. Mary around which there are many timber-framed and gable-brickwork houses. The most noted being St.John's Guildhall of 1861, the well restored Foresters Cottages, the Chantry House with its lovely 15th-century window and the picturesque 16th-century Town House which houses the village museum. Ashwell Bury, is a rather grand Victorian house which was remodelled by Luytens in the 1920's.

Delightfully situated on the chalk scarp of the springs line, in spacious open countryside between Royston and Baldock this attractive village with its little collection of pleasant village stores and three pubs makes a lovely location for a weekend exploration of some of Hertfordshire's quaint villages and beauty spots.

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Redwings Lodge Baldock

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On the A1 southbound, Redwings Lodge Baldock provides comfortable accommodation in Hertfordshire....
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Nearby travel help

Ashwell & Morden Station(2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction SE)
A1(M) Junction 10(2.9 miles, 4.6 km, direction SW)
Baldock Station(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction S)
A1(M) Junction 9 (Letchworth Gate)(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction S)
London Luton Airport(14.8 miles, 23.7 km, direction SW)
Cambridge Airport(18.1 miles, 29.1 km, direction NE)
Ashwell to London(36.9 miles, 59.3 km, direction S)