TOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1125368

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1976

Statutory Address: TOWER HOUSE, 96, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWER HOUSE, 96, HIGH STREET

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

District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Stony Stratford

National Grid Reference: SP 78577 40613

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5135 HIGH STREET (North-East Side) Stony Stratford No 96 (Tower House) SP 7840 1/169

II GV

2. Earlier house rebuilt 1746, after fire and much altered in late C18. Refronted and heightened in mid C19. 3 storey brick with stone eaves cornice, quoins, rustication to doors at left and window heads. 4 windows. Shallow pitched slate roof. Sash windows with incised keys in heads; 2 three light windows on 1st floor and an oriel bay on left with 3 lights and a dentil cornice. Main entrance under 3rd window from left, wooden doorcase with thin pilasters and reeded brackets supporting a moulded cornice. North-east front rounded on 1st 2 floors. The rear extensions, partly brick and partly stone and tiled form a pleasant courtyard with a projecting coachhouse to the left and stables and a hay loft joining the rear extension of the house. Various windows, some round headed on brick stable and coachhouse blocks. latter has hipped gable to south-west. Interior has fine late C18 circular staircase with coved ceiling and gothick light.

Nos 62 to 86 (even), including Nos 66A, 70A and 86A, Nos 88 to 106 (even) and the former St Anthony Franciscan preparatory school form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7860940592

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 45534

Legacy System: LBS

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