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Latitude: 51.9477 / 51°56'51"N
Longitude: -0.533 / 0°31'58"W
OS Eastings: 500922
OS Northings: 228708
OS Grid: TL009287
Mapcode National: GBR G46.XQC
Mapcode Global: VHFR5.Q92Q
Entry Name: 28, High Street
Listing Date: 20 June 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114774
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36190
Location: Toddington, Central Bedfordshire, LU5
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Toddington
Built-Up Area: Toddington
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Toddington
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 00 28 TODDINGTON HIGH STREET
20/353 No. 28
Shop, probably former house. Circa 016, remodelled in circa
1830s. Timber-framed faced in red brick, front range flemish bond
with brick dentil eaves, rendered gable end and slate roof; rear
wing has plain tile roof with gabled end.
L-shaped on plan. The 3-bay circa C16 rear wing may have been
open to the roof originally and floored in C17. The 2-room plan
front range was added and rebuilt parallel to the street in circa
1830s. The rear wing was extended in circa early C19 and again
later in C19.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window east front. Larger ground floor
windows with plate glass, first floor C19 16-pane sashes, centre
first floor blind and round-headed. Central doorway also round-
arched and with semi-circular fanlight and glazed and panelled
door. All rubbed brick arches. Rear of front range has C19 16-
pane sash. Rear wing has 2 and 3-light casements with glazing
bars and plank doors. Later C19 coach house and stable on left
(west) has double doors and bay-loft door.
Interior: Rear wing has circa late C18 or early C19 moulded
wooden chimney-piece and chamfered cross-beam in ground floor
room. Tie-beam and wind brace exposed in chamber above. 3-bay
roof over rear wing; 3 trusses of heavy scantling with tie-beams,
queen posts with collars and clasped purlins; curved wind braces
and common rafters without ridgepiece. Evidence of some smoke-
blackening of roof timbers.
Listing NGR: TL0092228708
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