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Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Campton, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0299 / 52°1'47"N

Longitude: -0.3553 / 0°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 512932

OS Northings: 238110

OS Grid: TL129381

Mapcode National: GBR H4T.M0N

Mapcode Global: VHFQW.S7KQ

Entry Name: Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 January 1952

Last Amended: 10 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37566

Location: Campton and Chicksands, Central Bedfordshire, SG17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Campton and Chicksands

Built-Up Area: Campton

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Campton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/06/2018

TL 1238

No. 6, Copper Beeches and No 8, The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Copper Beeches and The Old Rectory, RECTORY ROAD)


Former rectory, now divided into two properties. Circa 1700 with late C18 addition and refronting, and some alterations 1839 by John Woolfe jnr. for the Rev. E.R Williamson (Beds Record Office, X254/88). Red brick with hipped clay tile roofs.

Earliest block to east of two storeys, with addition to west and refronting to south, both of two storeys and attics. Front elevation: five window symmetrical facade, with first floor brick band and stone coped parapet. Ground and first floor windows are sashes (C19 replacements) under gauged brick flat arches. Attic has five hipped dormers with casements. Central front door of six moulded panels, flanked by sidelights and surmounted by semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. Set within gauged brick round- arched opening with painted impost bands and keystone. Red brick external stack to left hand. Red brick multiple stack to right hand, set into front slope of roof and probably part of earlier building.

Rear elevation: Left hand block is original structure, and retains three wood mullion and transom windows with leaded lights and flat arches. Blind windows to centre of first floor. Late C19 canted bay to right hand ground floor. Substantial external stack to left hand side. Right hand later block has fenestration similar to front elevation, and trelliswork verandah along ground floor. C20 flat-roofed addition to right hand side.

Listing NGR: TL1293238110

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

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