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Parish Cottage parish Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardington, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1166 / 52°6'59"N

Longitude: -0.4143 / 0°24'51"W

OS Eastings: 508672

OS Northings: 247658

OS Grid: TL086476

Mapcode National: GBR G2F.B2M

Mapcode Global: VHFQG.R2V8

Entry Name: Parish Cottage parish Hall

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36666

Location: Cardington, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Cardington

Built-Up Area: Cardington

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


9/29 Parish Hall and Parish

- II

Former Industrial School and mistress's house, now Parish Hall and house.
Built by daughters of S.C. Whitbread, for purpose of training girls for
domestic service. Opened 1862 (Beds. Mercury 10.2,1862). Mottled red brick
with dressings partly of yellow brick partly ashlar. Slate roofs. House is 2
storey and attics asymmetrical block. Single-storeyed schoolroom block
projects to W. Schoolroom: 2 2-light casements with diamond leading to L. 5-
bay verandah on wood supports to R, LH bay being enclosed wood porch, french
windows to porch and all 4 other bays. All openings have 4-centred arched
heads containing 2 pointed arches with diamond leading. House: LH recessed
bay has doorway with bracketed gabled wood hood with finial, and single light
casement above. Projecting gable has canted bay to ground floor, 2-light
casement with hood mould with decorative stops to first floor, and small
almond-shaped window to attic. RH recessed block has one single-light
casement per floor, and lean-to block within angle with similar casement. All
openings with more angular 4-centred arched heads than schoolroom. Paired and
multiple chimney stacks, all set diagonally with moulded cornices.

Listing NGR: TL0867247658

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