57 And 59 High Street

11 Sep 2006
57 And 59 High Street, Ridgmont, Mid Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, MK43 0TX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RIDGMONT HIGH STREET SP 9736 11/71 Nos. 57 and 59 GV II

2 houses, probably originally a single dwelling. C16, reworked C19. Timber framed structure with red brick infill, parts rebuilt in brick. Slate roof.

Originally a 2 or 3 room cottage, probably single storeyed, heightened and extended to rear in C19. Timber framing exposed to front elevation. The framing of the first floor upper part is slender, that to earlier structure is substantial with curving braces. Ground floor has 2 3-light casements and one canted bay. First floor has 3 3-light casements. 2 doorways, one containing plank door, other with part-glazed door. Red brick ridge stack, red brick integral stack to RH gable end. Interior: rear wall of original structure forms internal wall, parts rebuilt in brick. Rear roof slope timbers are retained internally, those of front roof slope removed.

Listing NGR: SP9751536070


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2175 IOE Records taken by Derek E Wharton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Wharton, Derek E.

Rights Holder: Wharton, Derek E.


Brick, Slate, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling