OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114149

Date first listed: 17-May-1984

Statutory Address: OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cardington

National Grid Reference: TL 08780 47962

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History

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Details

TL 0847 CARDINGTON CHURCH LANE

9/17 Observatory in grounds of Howard's House

GV II

Observatory. Early-mid C19 (earliest reference to it is 1846). Red brick, with painted metal roof. Small octagonal block, with rectangular block to N. Single storeyed, raised above a basement. W elevation has 4 panel door reached by wooden steps. E elevation has plank door surmounted by small single-light casement to octagonal block and low plank door surmounted by 2 small casements to rectangular block. Octagonal block has conical roof with sliding panel, rectangular block has flat roof. Said to retain astronomical and meteorological instruments. (Bedfordshire Record Office, CRT 130/CARD/6)

Listing NGR: TL0864047985

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36654

Legacy System: LBS

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