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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: 1137774



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Harlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 03-May-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38035

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22/48 Harlington Manor 22.10.52 (formerly listed as Manor House)


House. C16, reworked and extended C17 and C19, with 1937 addition by Sir Albert Richardson. Belonged to Wingate family until C19 (including Edmund Wingate, C17 mathematician and-tutor to Queen Henrietta Maria). Colourwashed plaster render to whole structure, the front elevation with incised banded rustication. Clay tile roofs. Complex plan. Front elevation has 2 storey and attics central block with slightly projecting 2-storeyed gables to either end. Rear elevation has 2 projecting gables, one of 2 storeys, other of 2 storeys and attics, with C19 2-storeyed service wing projecting from RH. 1937 2 storey and attics block projects from N elevation. Front elevation: 1:3:1 mullion and transom windows with leaded lights, the flat heads with heavy voussoirs in moulded render. Ground floor central block windows replaced by 2 C19 French windows, surrounding wall cased in colourwashed brick. Modillion cornice to eaves. Rear elevation: variety of windows, includinq some casements with leaded lights, a round-arched sash with glazing bars lighting staircase, and cast iron latticework full-length windows to LH gable. Part- glazed door to RH gable. Main block has substantial red brick ridge stack with 4 linked diagonal shafts. N cross-wing has 2 substantial external stacks to N elevation, both of 3 stages, with coursed ironstone ground stage and red brick upper stages. These flank Richardson's projecting block. Interior: N cross-wing ground floor rooms have early C17 oak panelling, that to rear room including reeded Ionic pilasters, dentil cornice and more ornate panelling above fireplace. This room also has moulded spine and cross-beams and foliate boss, as well as moulded stone 4-centred arched fire surround. Plainer C17 panelling retained elsewhere, mostly to first floor. C18 pine staircase with turned balusters and panelled dado.

Listing NGR: TL0365330451

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National Grid Reference: TL 03653 30451


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