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Battle Cottage the Ovens

A Grade II Listed Building in Blunham, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1466 / 52°8'47"N

Longitude: -0.3167 / 0°19'0"W

OS Eastings: 515278

OS Northings: 251147

OS Grid: TL152511

Mapcode National: GBR H3H.JR1

Mapcode Global: VHGMS.G9FR

Entry Name: Battle Cottage the Ovens

Listing Date: 11 October 1973

Last Amended: 6 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37931

Location: Blunham, Central Bedfordshire, MK44

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Blunham

Built-Up Area: Blunham

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Blunham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1551 BLUNHAM HIGH STREET (East Side)

7/5 Nos 2 (the Ovens) and
11.10.73 4 (Battle Cottage) (formerly listed
as Nos 2 and 4 and Outbuilding
- at W end)
II
Houses. Late C17 and C19. Plaque: "AD 1699". Timber framed, some timbering
exposed to no. 2, parts of no. 2 rebuilt in brick, the whole with colourwashed
roughcast render. Part of no. 2 has clay tile roof, the rest of the block has
thatched roof. Original block of 3-room plan, one storey and attics, RH part
of no. 2 being converted outbuilding. Ground floor has 2 doors to main block,
both with moulded surrounds and pediments, no. 2 with 4 panel door, no. 4 with
3 panel door, the upper part glazed. 3 3-light casements with leaded lights,
that to RH block under cambered head. 5 dormers overall, central one of main
block and 2 RH ones being C20 insertions, all with C20 2-light casements.


Listing NGR: TL1527851147

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

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