8 AND 8A, LEIGHTON STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1157928
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1961
Statutory Address:
8 AND 8A, LEIGHTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
8 AND 8A, LEIGHTON STREET

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Woburn
National Grid Reference:
SP 94761 33050

Details

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN LEIGHTON STREET (North side) 8/120 23.1.61 Nos. 8 and 8a - II House, subdivided into 2 dwellings. Mid C18. Red brick with vitrified headers, the front laid in header bond, the sides laid in Flemish bond giving chequered effect. Lighter red brick dressings. C20 tile roofs. Double- pile plan, 2 storeys and attics, with mansarded 2-span roof, hipped to road elevation. Road elevation: brick bands at first and 2nd floor level. High parapet, brick with stone coping. Ground and first floors each have tripartite sashes with glazing bars, beneath gauged brick flat arches. Parapet has 2 raised panels in rectangular recesses with flat-arched heads. These continue the line of the windows below. Attic has 2 box dormers which rise a little above parapet. E elevation (No.8): 3 window facade with brick band at first floor level. Wood eaves cornice, no parapet. Ground floor has blind window recess to LH and late C19 projecting bay to RH containing tripartite sash. First floor has blind window recess to LH, 2-light casement to centre and 3-light casement to RH, both with glazing bars. All window openings have gauged brick flat arched heads. Plain doorway with flat cornice hood. One box dormer containing casement window. W elevation (No.8a): similar, but without C19 projecting bay. Red brick ridge and gable end stacks.

Listing NGR: SP9476133050

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
38223
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/02978/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr W A Cooper. Source Historic England Archive
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