HENLOW GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1113835
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1952
Statutory Address:
HENLOW GRANGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HENLOW GRANGE

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Henlow
National Grid Reference:
TL 18389 38381

Details

HENLOW TL 13 NE 4/39 16.1.52 Henlow Grange

GV II*

Small country house, now converted to health clinic. Mid C18, probably replacing an earlier building. Red brick with chequerwork patterning in vitrified headers. Hipped clay tile roofs. Double pile plan. Main block of 3 storeys, with 2 storey wing to NW and single storeyed wing to SE, the whole structure on a basement. Front elevation to SW: 3:5:3 window ranges. All sashes with glazing bars and wood valances under gauged brick flat arches. Main block has central doorway approached by flight-of stone-steps. Part- glazed door with lugged surround and heavy keystone. Pedimented porch with lonic columns and pilasters. Main block has projecting piers at angles, each rising to chimney stack with moulded cornice. Brick band at first floor level to all 3 blocks. Central block has heavy moulded cornice breaking forward around corner piers. LH block has lightly moulded cornice. Plain parapets to LH and central blocks. RH block has plain parapet with recessed panels following window spacing. Later addition to R of RH block, also with recessed panels continuing window arrangements. Interior: ground floor retains many decorative features. Panelling to library and hall, the hall with broken pedimented door surrounds. Late C19 Peacock room has hand- painted Chinese wallpaper depicting plants and birds, Rococo style fireplaces, and fluted Ionic columns and pilasters to central archway. Staircase has spiral turned balusters and panelling.

Listing NGR: TL1838938381

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
37825
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09703/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Black. Source Historic England Archive
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