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Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0166 / 52°0'59"N

Longitude: -0.6256 / 0°37'32"W

OS Eastings: 494417

OS Northings: 236244

OS Grid: SP944362

Mapcode National: GBR F1Z.JNK

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.3KNY

Entry Name: Red House

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38114

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

5/11 Red House
House, now residential home for the elderly. C18, substantially reworked C19,
and apparently incorporating a C17 structure. Variety of red bricks, C17 ones
vitrified, C18 parts with chequerwork patterning in flared headers. Clay tile
roof. 8-window range, 2 storeys and attics. 2 LH bays mostly C19. RH bay
C17, with brick coping to gable. Sash windows with glazing bars, those to 2 Lh
bays C19 others C18 with moulded flush frames and thicker glazing bars. Gauged
brick flat arches to windows of earlier part. 2 C19 gables break through eaves
line above 2nd and 5th bays, both with sash window. 2 gabled dormers, also
with sashes. Brick band at first floor level. C19 porch with pilasters,
cornice and pediment of rubbed brick. 4-panel door with side-lights. Variety
of ridge and gable end chimney stacks. Single-stored outbuildings project
from both ends. Interior: rather plain, although retains C18 dog-leg
staircase with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SP9441736244

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