HOWBURY HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138189

Date first listed: 18-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: HOWBURY HALL, ST NEOTS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HOWBURY HALL, ST NEOTS ROAD

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Renhold

National Grid Reference: TL 09810 51727

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History

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Details

TL 05SE RENHOLD ST NEOTS ROAD

7/101 Howbury Hall

GV II

Small country house. C18 origins, substantially rebuilt 1849 after fire, by James Horsford, for Polhill family (Bedfordshire Times, 28 July 1849). Mainly rendered, but brick visible to part of rear. Slate roof. Symmetrical facade, 2 storeys, with 2 storey wings projecting from rear. 1:2:1:2:1 bays, end bays projecting, with 2 storey canted bay windows, central bay also projecting slightly. Rusticated quoins to side and centre bays, string course, modillion cornice surmounted by balustraded parapet with urns. All windows sashes with glazing bars, in moulded architraves, those to 3 centre bays with brackets to sills, those to ground floor centre of canted bays being full height. Cast iron balconies with scroll brackets to first floor of canted bays. Central 6 panel double door with rectangular fanlight, in porch with panelled pilasters, architrave, frieze, dentilled and bracketed cornice, urns and stepped gable end with armorial bearings. Interior: fine C18 panelling to E wing staircase.



Listing NGR: TL0981051727

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36504

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Bedfordshire Times' in 28 July, (1849)

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