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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: 1114098



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tempsford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Nov-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38469

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TEMPSFORD MILL LANE TL 1653 (Church End) 9/100 The Old Rectory, (formerly 16.1.52 listed as The Rectory) GV II House, formerly a rectory. C16, reworked and sustantially extended later C19. Original structure has substantial timber frame, exposed to rear elevation with colourwashed plaster infill, and to E gable end with colourwashed brick infill. N elevation of original block cased in same C19 yellow brick as the additions adjoining to W, Clay tiles to earlier part, C20 tiles elsewhere. Original structure is 2 storeyed, of 2-room plan, Later additions also 2 storeyed but somewhat taller. Variety of sash and casement windows, mostly C19. Earlier block retains a 3-light casement with leaded lights to rear. Original block has ridge stack rebuilt in yellow brick. Interior: earlier block has moulded main posts and tie beam in upper room. House also has reused C16 moulded timbers brought from Tempsford Chantry House (demolished 1939).

Listing NGR: TL1615353022

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National Grid Reference: TL 16153 53022


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