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12-16, Newnham Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1373 / 52°8'14"N

Longitude: -0.4622 / 0°27'43"W

OS Eastings: 505345

OS Northings: 249896

OS Grid: TL053498

Mapcode National: GBR G1Z.XNG

Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.YJ1W

Entry Name: 12-16, Newnham Street

Listing Date: 18 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35594

Location: Bedford, MK40

County: Bedford

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Bedford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bedford St Peter de Merton with St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:

TL 0449 & TL0549 Bedford Newnham Street

1/203 Nos 12-16

Row of three houses. 1798, for James Whittingstall and William
Long (brewers). Red brick in flemish bond; plain tile roofs;
brick stacks. 2 storeys, 6 bays; each house of 2 bays and with
gabled rear wing, that of no.16 rebuilt, those of nos 12 and 14
heightened. Plinth: No 12 has old 6-panel door on left in
architrave with 4-pane overlight, dentilled cornice, and
bracketed hood; nos 14 and 16 have late C20 doors,on left and
right respectively, each with overlight and late C20 bracketed
hood. Nos 12 and 14 each have a mid-late C19 bay window; no 16
small-pane bowed window on brick plinth. On 1st floor nos 12
and 16 have original window openings with flat gauged brick
arches, no 16 having original small-pane side-sliding sashes, no
12 with replacement small-pane 2-light casements; no 14 has upvc
windows in concrete rendered surrounds with tile sills. Two ridge
stacks between houses. Interior: Nos 12 and 14 retain original
board doors; cupboards, and stairs, no 14 retaining closed string
balustrade with stick balusters and ball-finialed square newel.
Continuous roof space.
Bedfordshire County Planning Department, Bedford: Aspects of Town
Origins and Development, Bedfordshire Historic Environment No 2,
fig 8 indenture accompanying deeds no 12. Terrier of St Cuthberts
Church, 1822.

Listing NGR: TL0534549896

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