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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0583 / 52°3'30"N

Longitude: -0.8553 / 0°51'19"W

OS Eastings: 478577

OS Northings: 240613

OS Grid: SP785406

Mapcode National: GBR BYG.SPG

Mapcode Global: VHDSZ.4J5F

Entry Name: Tower House

Listing Date: 28 October 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45534

Location: Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Stony Stratford

Built-Up Area: Milton Keynes

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stony Stratford St Mary and Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


1.
5135 HIGH STREET
(North-East Side)
Stony Stratford
No 96
(Tower House)
SP 7840 1/169

II GV

2.
Earlier house rebuilt 1746, after fire and much altered in late C18. Refronted
and heightened in mid C19. 3 storey brick with stone eaves cornice, quoins, rustication
to doors at left and window heads. 4 windows. Shallow pitched slate roof. Sash
windows with incised keys in heads; 2 three light windows on 1st floor and an oriel
bay on left with 3 lights and a dentil cornice. Main entrance under 3rd window
from left, wooden doorcase with thin pilasters and reeded brackets supporting a
moulded cornice. North-east front rounded on 1st 2 floors. The rear extensions,
partly brick and partly stone and tiled form a pleasant courtyard with a projecting
coachhouse to the left and stables and a hay loft joining the rear extension of
the house. Various windows, some round headed on brick stable and coachhouse blocks.
latter has hipped gable to south-west. Interior has fine late C18 circular staircase
with coved ceiling and gothick light.

Nos 62 to 86 (even), including Nos 66A, 70A and 86A, Nos 88 to 106 (even) and
the former St Anthony Franciscan preparatory school form a group.


Listing NGR: SP7860940592

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

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