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Kempston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempston Rural, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1153 / 52°6'55"N

Longitude: -0.5289 / 0°31'44"W

OS Eastings: 500825

OS Northings: 247354

OS Grid: TL008473

Mapcode National: GBR G28.C32

Mapcode Global: VHFQD.S376

Entry Name: Kempston House

Listing Date: 27 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36983

Location: Kempston Rural, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Kempston Rural

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kempston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

11/212 Kempston House
- II

Remains of late C16 or early C17 timber-framed house with rear C18 wing. The
building was further extended and extensively remodelled in the mid-C19. The
original wing is of close-studded timber-framing with red brick nogging.
Hipped old clay tile roof. Two storeys and attics. Large ridge chimney
stack. Three box dormers. Three first floor sashes. Ground floor has two
rectangular hipped roof bays with French doors flanked by single light
casements with glazing bars. S.W. elevation ground floor has been underpinned
in brick. This and north-west return were originally jettied. N.W. elevation
has double pitched colourwashed brick extension and C19 one storey lean-to.
Extensively remodelled and north-east wing added C19. Red brick rectangular
wing with hipped slated roof. The N.E. elevation is stuccoed. Two storeys.
N.E. elevation has three first floor sashes with glazing bars and three ground
floor French doors, the right hand opening now blocked.

Listing NGR: TL0082547354

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