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31 and 33, 35 and 35a, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0323 / 52°1'56"N

Longitude: -0.4909 / 0°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 503624

OS Northings: 238174

OS Grid: TL036381

Mapcode National: GBR G39.GQV

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.F5VW

Entry Name: 31 and 33, 35 and 35a, Church Street

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Last Amended: 9 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37370

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

The entry for the following buildings:-

(south side) )

1/33 Nos 31 and 33
No 35

GV 17.7.51 II

shall be amended to read:

(south side) )

1/33 Nos 31 and 33
Nos 35 and 35A

GV 17.7.51 II

Range of houses. C17 or earlier, altered in C18 and C19. Timber frame,
faced in brick. Plain tile roofs with gabled ends. Brick axial stacks,
large stack to right of centre with moulded base and 4 diagonally-set
shafts. Plan: Long range with cross-wings at each end and rear wing
at centre with a wing (No 35A) at the end at right angles. Exterior:
1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 1:3:1 window north front with gabled
cross-wing at either end, the right hand jettied and timber-framed.
2 doors to left of centre with rectangular overlights. C18 panelled
door to right of centre with canopy on brackets. 3-light casements on
right with diamond leaded panes, oriel in gable, 4-pane sashes on
left. 2 gabled dormers to left of centre. Wing at rear (No 35A).
English bond brick, large axial stack, brick stringcourses, casement
windows and 2 gabled dormers. Interior: not inspected.


(South Side)

No 37
TL 0338 1/32 17.7.51.


C17 building, considerably restored in C19 with yellow brick. The former
Rectory, onto which a late accretion (No 35) has been built. One-storey:
cross-gable at Western end allows one window to light an attic. Steep
tiled roof. No 33: only outline of original building remains. Fittings
of C19. 2 gabled downers. No 31: 2 windows (diamond leaded casements)
and single window in large over-hanging half-timbered gable, from which
the window projects still further. Most of ground floor roughly plastered.
C18 panelled door with brass knocker and slight moulded hood. Extension
at back shows old casements and half-timber work.
No 35 was largely rebuilt in the later C19. Colour washed brick, tiles,
gable end to road. 2 storeys, each floor has C19 sash window without glazing
bars under slightly cambered arch.

Nos 1 to 39 (odd) and Court House form a group with No 127 Dunstable Street.

Listing NGR: TL0362438174

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

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