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Tompion's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ickwell, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.097 / 52°5'49"N

Longitude: -0.3214 / 0°19'16"W

OS Eastings: 515084

OS Northings: 245620

OS Grid: TL150456

Mapcode National: GBR H42.HL5

Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.CKYB

Entry Name: Tompion's Cottage

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37987

Location: Northill, Central Bedfordshire, SG18

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Northill

Built-Up Area: Ickwell

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


9/61 No. 2 (Tompion's Cottage)

Cottage. C17 with C19 reworking. Timber framed structure with colourwashed
roughcast render. Thatched roof. 3-room plan, W bay probably later, one
storey and attics. Road elevation: one 2-light casement, one round-headed
casement with pointed arched glazing bars, and one 3-light casement, all with
leaded lights. Plank door under C20 gabled porch. Double red brick ridge
stack with diagonally set flues. W gable has canted bay with leaded lights to
ground floor and round-headed window similar to front one to attic. Front
shows C20 plaque: "The birthplace of Thomas Tompion, clockmaker. Born 1639.
Died 20th November 1713. Buried in Westminster Abbey."

Listing NGR: TL1508445620

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