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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: 57 AND 59, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1114054



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ridgmont

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38368

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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

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National Grid Reference: SP 97515 36070


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