PARKINS STORE WOBURN BOOKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1158003

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: PARKINS STORE, 17, MARKET PLACE

Statutory Address: WOBURN BOOKS, 18, MARKET PLACE

Map

Ordnance survey map of PARKINS STORE
WOBURN BOOKS
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Location

Statutory Address: PARKINS STORE, 17, MARKET PLACE

Statutory Address: WOBURN BOOKS, 18, 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 94901 33170

Summary

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History

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Details

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN MARKET PLACE (West side) 8/133 23.1.61 Nos.17 (Parkins Store) and 18 (Woburn Books), (formerly listed as Nos. 10 and 11 High Street) GV II Pair of dwellings sharing a single frontage, ground floor converted to shops. Later C18, upper storey apparently a mid C19 addition. Lower floors of deep red brick with some vitrified bricks and lighter red brick dressings. Top storey of lighter mottled brick. Shallow pitched slate roof. 3 storeys, the 6 windows of first and 2nd floors in 3:3 arrangement. Ground floor has single shop-front to LH and double shop-front in roughly central position, both later C19. LH shop has 3-light window and glazed door, panelled pilasters, and moulded cornice supported by scroll bracket to LH. Double shop-front has glazed double doors flanked by canted bays, panelled pilasters and moulded cornice. Adjoining this shop-front at RH end is doorway which shares same cornice and has similar pilasters. Panelled door, upper part glazed with marginal lights, surmounted by rectangular fanlight. To R of this is bow window with glazing bars and moulded cornice. First floor windows are tall 2-light casements surmounted by ornamental top-lights with pointed-arched glazing bars, those to no. 18 being C20 replacements. These are under gauged brick flat arches. Between the 2 groups of 3 is narrower blind window with similar head. 2nd floor has sash windows with glazing bars under cambered heads.

Listing NGR: SP9490133170

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Legacy System number: 38236

Legacy System: LBS

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