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Latitude: 52.0389 / 52°2'20"N
Longitude: -0.4857 / 0°29'8"W
OS Eastings: 503965
OS Northings: 238915
OS Grid: TL039389
Mapcode National: GBR G39.40S
Mapcode Global: VHFQT.J0LT
Entry Name: Garden Wall to Houghton House
Listing Date: 16 March 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114417
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37311
Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Ampthill
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ampthill
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
774 Garden Wall to
TL 0338 5/5
C17. The original walled garden of Houghton House, about 70 by 50 yds.
Brick in English bond. The top of the wall was originally stepped at intervals,
by several courses at a time, to conform roughly to the slope of the ground.
Traces remain of taller and thicker piers, marking each step, though a
later hand has bricked up the triangle formed by each step, so that the
ridge now slopes uniformly parallel to the hill.
Garden Wall and Lodge Piece at Houghton House form a group.
Listing NGR: TL0396538915
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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