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Birchmoor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9998 / 51°59'59"N

Longitude: -0.6256 / 0°37'32"W

OS Eastings: 494450

OS Northings: 234378

OS Grid: SP944343

Mapcode National: GBR F25.QMR

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.3ZMT

Entry Name: Birchmoor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38180

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

2/77 Birchmoor Farmhouse
- II
House. Late C16. Home of the Staunton family during the C17. Reworked 1793
by Henry Holland (J M Robinson, "Farming on a Princely Scale", Architectural
Review , November 1976, p276). Much C19 refenestration. Red brick, with
diamond and hexagonal patterning in vitrified bricks. C20 tile roof. H-plan,
2 storeys and attics. NW elevation: each gable has 2 sashes with glazing
bars to ground and first floor, and oeil-de-boeuf window to attic. Sashes are
under segmental heads. LH first floor sash of LH gable is blind. Central bay
has panelled double doors to centre flanked by 2-light mullion and transom
windows. First floor has central 3-light mullion and transom window. Attic
has central gablet containing 3-light mullioned window. SE elevation: both
gables have C19 4-light mullion and transom windows to ground and first floor,
RH ground floor one combined with french windows, and 2-light mullioned
windows to attic. Central bay has substantial external chimney stack, the
paired diagonal shafts rebuilt C19. This is flanked by 3 windows, all
different. Part-glazed door to L of chimney stack. Side elevations: both
sides have substantial external chimney stacks, all with diagonal shafts
rebuilt C19. SW side has 2 blocked window openings. Adjoining to NE side
retains cross-beams with simply moulded chamfers and stops. C19 staircase.

Listing NGR: SP9445034378

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