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Ford House

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Neots, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2255 / 52°13'31"N

Longitude: -0.2789 / 0°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 517656

OS Northings: 259978

OS Grid: TL176599

Mapcode National: GBR H2L.GB6

Mapcode Global: VHGMF.3BX9

Entry Name: Ford House

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Last Amended: 28 March 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53320

Location: St. Neots, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: St. Neots

Built-Up Area: St Neots

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Eaton Socon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


1. EATON SOCON
1590 ST NEOT'S ROAD

No 140
(Ford House)
(Formerly listed under
Bridge Road in the
Rural District of
Bedford)
TL 1759 4/11 13.7.64.

II* GV

2.
Mid-late C15 altered. Large hall and crosswing house with solar wing at
north end. 2 storeys. 1 window wings; centre with 3 window bays (blind
end bays). Old tile roofs with original truss in north wing with braces
to collar purlin and post, south wing with original common rafters but replaced
trusses. Box framed with close studding; colour-washed brick nogging and
plaster; central block refaced in brick and hall roof raised, stair turret
and brick chimneys added C17. North wing with original stone chimney with
moulded plinth. Both gables originally jettied but have been under uilt.
Gable of south wing with central window (originally oriel) flanked by 2
smaller windows; existing windows all earlier Cl9 3-light sash windows
with wood mullions. Modern porch. Lead rain water head. Modern rear extension
to south wing, Interior with good hall panelling imported recently from
Netherstead Priory.

Nos 138, 138A, 140 and Garden wall to north east of No 140 form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1765659978

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

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