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Bunyan Meeting and School

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1366 / 52°8'11"N

Longitude: -0.4639 / 0°27'49"W

OS Eastings: 505230

OS Northings: 249814

OS Grid: TL052498

Mapcode National: GBR G25.3JJ

Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.XK4F

Entry Name: Bunyan Meeting and School

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35541

Location: Bedford, MK40

County: Bedford

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Bedford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bedford St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Bunyan Meeting &
TL 0549 1/69


1849 by Wing (? J T Wing) and Jackson. A very interesting design in an
early C18 style resembling that of Vanbrugh, unusual for its date. One
of the 1st revivals of this style. Red brick, stone dressings, brick
pilasters. Pedimented front with porch added 1876, bronze doors with
subjects from "Pilgrim's Progress" by Frederick Thrupp (1812-95), well-
known Victorian sculptor. Fine original galleried and panelled interior.
School back addition in similar style, 1866.

Listing NGR: TL0523049814

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

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