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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: 6, 8, AND 10, CHURCH STREET

List entry Number: 1031531



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shillington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 468970

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346/18/10006 No. 6, 8 and 10

- II

3 houses, formerly one dwelling. C17, incorporating part of a medieval open hall, with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber framing, underbuilt in red brick at ground floor level, with painted smooth render to upper floor between studwork, and to gable ends. Plain tiled roof with central brick ridge stack. PLAN: linear range, with earlier central lobby entrance, now with lower added bays set back at either end. Late C20 extension to rear. FRONT (south-east) ELEVATION: 2 storeys, with central 3-bay range and single bay,2-storeyed additions. Upper floor framing of thin scantling, close studded, with diagonal tension braces to each corner and jowled corner posts, that to north-east gable of central range with a shallow curved brace Flemish bond brickwork to ground floor, incorporating vitrified header bricks to create a chequer-board pattern. Lower end bays with a matching pattern of brickwork and framing, with some replacement brickwork at the south-west end. Main range with central doorway with plank door, flanked by stacked 3-light casements, each light of 6 panes, beneath brick soldier arches, and with projecting timber cills. End bays with a 2-light casement to each floor, that to the north-east with a doorway. INTERIOR: not inspected, but known to contain items of interest, including the central hearth, spine beams and joists, and the central roof truss of the former open hall, incorporating shallow arch bracing and clasped purlins. HISTORY: the building is shown on an Enclosure map of 1817, and is described as The Workhouse.

Listing NGR: TL1264234071

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National Grid Reference: TL 12642 34071


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