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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.


List entry Number: 1114057



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cranfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38374

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The following buildings shall be added:-

SP 9441-9541 CRANFIELD CHURCH WALK (South Side) 8/65 No 2 (Plough Cottage) and No 4 (Damson Cottage)


Pair of attached houses. Late medieval cruck frame altered and extended C17; C18, C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Cruck frame and timber frame, with clay lump infill, the infill mostly replaced; No 2 with painted pebble dash render, No 4 with painted brick. Concrete interlocking tile roofs. Rebuilt brick stacks. 2 storeys; No 4, on left, of 2 bays, No 2 of 3 wide bays. No 2: C20 small-pane wooden casements. Central 3-panel door flanked by bow windows all under wooden canopy. 3-light windows to outer bays; 2-light first floor windows to 2 left bays. 2 ridge stacks. Added rear outshut, probably C18, has stable door and casements. No 4: C20 part-glazed door on left of 3-light small-pane window with similar 2-light window over, that on ground floor with segmented brick arch. Ridge stack on left. Large C20 rear addition. Interior: party wall between Nos 2 and 4 has cruck truss with massive blades. Other sections of later timber framing visible, particular at left end of No 4 which has jowelled wall post, tie-beam, collar, principal rafter, front mid rail and wall-plate. No 2 has, in left room, chamfered spine-beam with bar and cyma stop and chamfered joists. In right room chamfered beam and joists. Central room also has chamfered beam. No 4 was formerly a pub, named "The Sign of the Plough".

Listing NGR: SP9547541981

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National Grid Reference: SP 95475 41981


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