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Latitude: 51.9879 / 51°59'16"N
Longitude: -0.6185 / 0°37'6"W
OS Eastings: 494964
OS Northings: 233063
OS Grid: SP949330
Mapcode National: GBR F2D.6H1
Mapcode Global: VHFQY.79DD
Entry Name: The Chestnuts
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38209
Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Woburn
Built-Up Area: Woburn
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Woburn
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 9433-9533 WOBURN GEORGE STREET
22.10.52 No. 7 (The Chestnuts)
House. Later C18. Red brick, that to front elevation in header bond, with
English bond to gable ends. Quoins, string course and cornice of Totternhoe
clunch. Slated mansard roof. Double-pile plan. 2 storeys and attics. C19
single-storeyed outbuildings project from rear. Symmetrical front elevation.
Ground floor has 2 Venetian windows, the pilasters, entablatures and
archivolts of wood. Semi-circular heads of central sashes are hidden by wood
louvres set into arch of surround. First floor has 2 modified Venetian
windows flanking single sash window. These differ from ground floor windows
in that central window and central part of outer ones have flat-headed sashes
surmounted by ogee arches. All 3 have simple console brackets below sills.
Outer windows are set into slightly projecting bays. Attic has 3 pedimented
dormers, all containing sashes with glazing bars. Central doorway has 6-panel
door, upper pair glazed, other 4 fielded, set in plain reveals. Flanking
pilasters support an ornamented ogee head, all of timber. String course and
cornice have simple mouldings. Red brick integral stacks to both gable ends.
Interior: 2 ground floor rooms retain fielded pine panelling and fire
surrounds. Open well staircase with paired barleytwist balusters. Ground and
first floor windows retain internal panelled shutters.
Listing NGR: SP9496433063
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