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The Chestnuts

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
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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