BARCLAYS BANK KINGSWOOD CHEMISTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158117
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1966
Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK, 6, NORTHBRIDGE STREET
Statutory Address:
KINGSWOOD CHEMISTS, 8, NORTHBRIDGE STREET

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KINGSWOOD CHEMISTS
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Location

Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK, 6, NORTHBRIDGE STREET
Statutory Address:
KINGSWOOD CHEMISTS, 8, NORTHBRIDGE STREET

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shefford
National Grid Reference:
TL 14378 39169

Details

TL 1439 SHEFFORD NORTHBRIDGE STREET 8/121 (east side)

16.1.52 No. 6 (Barclays Bank) 31.10.66. and No. 8 (Kingswood Chemists)

GV II

House, now divided into 2 properties and converted to commercial use. C16, reworked early C19 and C20. Closely studded timber framed building with red brick infill, some pebbledash render and some red brick refacing. No. 8 is rebuilt in early C19 red brick, with flared headers to some parts. Clay tile roofs. H-plan. 2 storeys, LH cross-wing 2 storeys and attics. No. 6: main block has carriage entrance to LH with flat timber head, carved spandrels and plank gates, the area above this hung with fishscale tiles. To R of this ground floor has C20 shop front in early C19 style, and first floor has gabled oriel window on cut brackets, with mullions and leaded lights, and fishscale tiles to gable. Cross-wing with timbering exposed, has leaded mullion and transom windows, one of 5-lights to ground floor, one of 4-lights to first floor. When the building was reworked in 1919 (plaque) the ground floor studwork was removed from the cross-wing and new studwork installed in line with the central block of the house, thereby producing a pedestrian passageway across the ground floor of the crosswing. Cross-wing has rebuilt red brick multiple chimney stack with moulded linked octagonal stacks. Main block has red brick double ridge stack. No. 8: C20 shop front takes up whole of ground floor. First floor and attic have C20 windows with rebuilt flat heads. Gambrel roof has brick eaves mouldings to gable, and brick dentil eaves cornice to side elevations. Variety of chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: TL1437839169

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
37675
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: 06 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09025/15
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