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Priory House (Council Offices)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8852 / 51°53'6"N

Longitude: -0.5196 / 0°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 501987

OS Northings: 221774

OS Grid: TL019217

Mapcode National: GBR G50.MH9

Mapcode Global: VHFRC.YW55

Entry Name: Priory House (Council Offices)

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 4 March 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35746

Location: Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, LU6

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Dunstable

Built-Up Area: Dunstable

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dunstable

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5125 HIGH STREET SOUTH
(East Side)
Priory House (Council Offices)
(Formerly listed as The Priory)
TL 012l NE 1/17 25.10. 51.

II*


2.
C18, cement rendered C19. Mansard Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys and attics. 4
round-headed windows with archivolts and keyblocks. Door surround of architrave,
consoles and pediment. Parapet. Original garden front of good design. Red brick,
stone dressings and in-and-out quoins. Ground floor windows in architraves, let
floor windows in eared archivolts. Pedimented Roman Doric doorway. Moulded cornice,
parapet with stone coping. Pedimented slight central projection. On site of Priory
Guesthouse. Reputed to contain C13 vaulted room.

Listing NGR: TL0198721774

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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