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Latitude: 52.1529 / 52°9'10"N
Longitude: -0.3964 / 0°23'46"W
OS Eastings: 509810
OS Northings: 251727
OS Grid: TL098517
Mapcode National: GBR H36.W2J
Mapcode Global: VHFQ9.24TX
Entry Name: Howbury Hall
Listing Date: 18 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138189
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36504
Location: Renhold, Bedford, MK41
Civil Parish: Renhold
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Renhold
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 05SE RENHOLD ST NEOTS ROAD
7/101 Howbury Hall
Small country house. C18 origins, substantially rebuilt 1849 after fire, by
James Horsford, for Polhill family (Bedfordshire Times, 28 July 1849). Mainly
rendered, but brick visible to part of rear. Slate roof. Symmetrical facade,
2 storeys, with 2 storey wings projecting from rear. 1:2:1:2:1 bays, end bays
projecting, with 2 storey canted bay windows, central bay also projecting
slightly. Rusticated quoins to side and centre bays, string course, modillion
cornice surmounted by balustraded parapet with urns. All windows sashes with
glazing bars, in moulded architraves, those to 3 centre bays with brackets to
sills, those to ground floor centre of canted bays being full height. Cast
iron balconies with scroll brackets to first floor of canted bays. Central 6
panel double door with rectangular fanlight, in porch with panelled pilasters,
architrave, frieze, dentilled and bracketed cornice, urns and stepped gable
end with armorial bearings. Interior: fine C18 panelling to E wing staircase.
Listing NGR: TL0981051727
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