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Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory

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: Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory

List entry Number: 1137532


Copper Beeches, 6, Rectory Road, Campton, SG17 5PF
The Old Rectory, 8, Rectory Road, Shefford, Campton, SG17 5PF

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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Campton and Chicksands

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37566

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/06/2018

TL 1238 10/12

CAMPTON RECTORY ROAD (North Side) No. 6, Copper Beeches and No 8, The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory, RECTORY ROAD)


GV II Former rectory, now divided into two properties. Circa 1700 with late C18 addition and refronting, and some alterations 1839 by John Woolfe jnr. for the Rev. E.R Williamson (Beds Record Office, X254/88). Red brick with hipped clay tile roofs.

Earliest block to east of two storeys, with addition to west and refronting to south, both of two storeys and attics. Front elevation: five window symmetrical facade, with first floor brick band and stone coped parapet. Ground and first floor windows are sashes (C19 replacements) under gauged brick flat arches. Attic has five hipped dormers with casements. Central front door of six moulded panels, flanked by sidelights and surmounted by semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. Set within gauged brick round- arched opening with painted impost bands and keystone. Red brick external stack to left hand. Red brick multiple stack to right hand, set into front slope of roof and probably part of earlier building.

Rear elevation: Left hand block is original structure, and retains three wood mullion and transom windows with leaded lights and flat arches. Blind windows to centre of first floor. Late C19 canted bay to right hand ground floor. Substantial external stack to left hand side. Right hand later block has fenestration similar to front elevation, and trelliswork verandah along ground floor. C20 flat-roofed addition to right hand side.

Listing NGR: TL1293238110

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National Grid Reference: TL1293238110


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