History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

28, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Toddington, Central Bedfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Grade: II

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(West Side)

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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.