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Chain House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0147 / 52°0'52"N

Longitude: -0.6281 / 0°37'41"W

OS Eastings: 494248

OS Northings: 236027

OS Grid: SP942360

Mapcode National: GBR F1Z.Q0D

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.2M9D

Entry Name: Chain House

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38109

Location: Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Aspley Guise

Built-Up Area: Woburn Sands

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspley Guise

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Chain House (formerly listed as
5/6 House North of Anchor Public House
23.1.61 known as Chain Cottage)
House. Later C18, probably refronting of earlier building. Colourwashed
rendered exterior, possibly over some timber framing. Hipped clay tile roof.
L-plan. 2 storeys. Variety of sash windows with glazing bars, 3 to ground
floor, 5 to first floor. Those to RH room are C19 tripartite sashes. First
floor window above door also C19. Others are earlier, small-paned, of broader
proportions, and have moulded frames. Doorway between 2 RH bays has 6-moulded
panel door surmounted by rectangular fanlight with semi-circular ornamental
ironwork. Slender reeded half-columns support simple entablature and flat
hood. Carriageway to LH with moulded timber surround. Timber dentil cornice to

Listing NGR: SP9424836027

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