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Kempston Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempston, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1238 / 52°7'25"N

Longitude: -0.4908 / 0°29'26"W

OS Eastings: 503420

OS Northings: 248347

OS Grid: TL034483

Mapcode National: GBR G24.W6P

Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.FWX9

Entry Name: Kempston Grange

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36745

Location: Kempston, Bedford, MK42

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Kempston

Built-Up Area: Kempston

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kempston The Church of the Transfiguration

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


2/108 Kempston Grange
- II

House. Circa 1845, probably for Henry Littledale (Bedfordshire Record Office:
CRT 130/Kem/13). Yellow brick, with hipped slate roofs. Complex plan,
roughly L-shaped. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical composition to all elevations.
Windows to principal elevations are mostly sashes with glazing bars in
reveals, in colourwashed rendered moulded surrounds. Ground floor ones are
larger and have moulded cornices. Cecorative cut brackets to eaves of
principal elevations. Main entrance is to E elevation, and has large
projecting porch of colourwashed stucco with paired pilasters surmounted by
plain architrave, frieze with pairs of volutes, and cornice. S elevation has
large ground floor canted bay to RH, surrounded by verandah on cast iron
trellis-work supports. Variety of brick chimney stacks. Interior : ground
floor SE room retains carved marble fireplace with overmantel mirror, and
plasterwork decoration to cove and ceiling.

Listing NGR: TL0342048347

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

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