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

Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 94896 33231


SP 9433-9533 WOBURN BEDFORD STREET (West Side) 8/102 22.10.52 The Old Parsonage GV II* House, formerly a parsonage. Ground floor used as commercial premises. Mid C18, possibly encasing an earlier core. Painted brick and render. Steeply pitched hipped clay tile roofs. L-plan, with main elevations towards road and churchyard, giving appearance of double-pile plan. 2 storeys and attics. Road elevation: symmetrical, with 2:1:2 windows. Outer bays are 2 storeyed, with plinth, bands at first floor level and first floor sill level, and moulded eaves cornice. Slightly projecting central bay, the ground floor with pairs of engaged rusticated Tuscan columns supporting an entablature and moulded cornice. Within this is a semi-circular arched doorway (formerly a window) with impost bands, keystone and moulded archivolt, and containing C20 glazed door and semi-circular fanlight. First floor has blind balustrade, from which rise 2 pairs of engaged antae. These support a moulded entablature which is recessed in centre. The central bay rises above parapet, has a semi- circular recess and is surmounted by a moulded pediment. Within the recess is an oval oeil-de-boeuf. Ground and first floor windows are all sashes with glazing bars, the first floor ones earlier, with heavy glazing bars. All are under flat-arched heads. Churchyard elevation: originally the entrance front. Symmetrical, with 2:1:2 sash windows. Similar arrangement to road elevation, except that projecting central bay is plain, without columns, antae or blind balustrade. First floor outer windows are blind, as is LH one to ground floor. Attic has hipped dormer to LH. 6-panel door surmounted by semi-circular fanlight. Substantial red brick ridge stack. Single-storeyed addition to RH.

Listing NGR: SP9489633231


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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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Date: 06 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03433/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr W A Cooper. Source Historic England Archive
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