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Low Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colmworth, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1975 / 52°11'50"N

Longitude: -0.3904 / 0°23'25"W

OS Eastings: 510111

OS Northings: 256690

OS Grid: TL101566

Mapcode National: GBR H2T.B3B

Mapcode Global: VHFQ3.51Z8

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36425

Location: Colmworth, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Colmworth

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Colmworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


5/22 Low Farmhouse

- II*

Farmhouse, now divided into 2. Early C17 or earlier. Colour washed rough
cast over timber frame. Old clay tile roof. H-plan, difference in roof levels
in central block possibly indicating different building periods. One storey
and attics. Various casements, that to central block ground floor of 4 leaded
lights with moulded wood mullions. Box dormer to central block. 6-panel
door, top pair glazed, to central block next to LH cross-wing. Half-glazed
door to RH cross-wing. 2 red brick double ridge stacks to central block, late
C19 replacements of earlier ones. Interior of RH cross-wing: ground floor
rear room has plaster mouldings to beam and cornice, including frieze of putti
with grapevine. Attic room above this one has Tudor-arched fireplace
surmounted by moulded plaster chimney-piece of Royal arms of James 1, flanked
by thistles and termini caryatids.

Listing NGR: TL1011156690

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