Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1157972

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: 4-7, MARKET PLACE


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Statutory Address: 4-7, MARKET PLACE

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 94935 33173


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SP 9433-9533 WOBURN MARKET PLACE (East side) 8/127 22.10.52 Nos.4 to 7 (consecutive) (formerly listed as No.2 High Street ) GV II* House, ground floor converted for commercial use. Late C18. Red brick, with colourwashed render to basement. Shallow hipped slate roof. 4 storeys on a basement. Front elevation consists of 2 full-height shallow canted bays. Ground floor has 2 round-headed windows to each bay, the semi-circular arches of gauged brick with brick keystones. First floor has one Venetian window to each bay. These have slender engaged columns to outer edges, paired reeded pilasters separating the 3 lights, and ornamental wood valances to central lights. Second floor windows are similar to first floor ones, except central lights are square-headed under curving-sided triangular pediments. Third floor windows are also similar to first floor ones, except for being square-headed and directly under eaves. All windows are sashes with Gothick pointed-arched glazing bars. Central entrance has semi-circular headed doorway with narrow moulded architrave and plain reveals. This is framed by engaged Doric columns supporting simple entablature with cornice hood. 5-panel door, the top panel glazed, with diamond pattern glazing bars. Semi-circular fanlight with pointed-arched glazing bars similar to windows. Brick bands at impost level of ground floor windows, and at first and second floor levels. Moulded timber deep eaves cornice. Doorway is flanked by plain cast iron railings which extend to outer angles of building to fence off the basement area.

Listing NGR: SP9494233179


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Legacy System number: 38230

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