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OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE

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: OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1114149

Location

OBSERVATORY IN GROUNDS OF HOWARD'S HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

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

County:

District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cardington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36654

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 08780 47962

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