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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: 1114285



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


District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kempston Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36983

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KEMPSTON RURAL GREEN END ROAD TL 04NW 11/212 Kempston House - - II

Remains of late C16 or early C17 timber-framed house with rear C18 wing. The building was further extended and extensively remodelled in the mid-C19. The original wing is of close-studded timber-framing with red brick nogging. Hipped old clay tile roof. Two storeys and attics. Large ridge chimney stack. Three box dormers. Three first floor sashes. Ground floor has two rectangular hipped roof bays with French doors flanked by single light casements with glazing bars. S.W. elevation ground floor has been underpinned in brick. This and north-west return were originally jettied. N.W. elevation has double pitched colourwashed brick extension and C19 one storey lean-to. Extensively remodelled and north-east wing added C19. Red brick rectangular wing with hipped slated roof. The N.E. elevation is stuccoed. Two storeys. N.E. elevation has three first floor sashes with glazing bars and three ground floor French doors, the right hand opening now blocked.

Listing NGR: TL0082547354

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National Grid Reference: TL 00825 47354


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