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

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
38236
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.

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