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8 and 8a, Leighton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9878 / 51°59'16"N

Longitude: -0.6214 / 0°37'17"W

OS Eastings: 494761

OS Northings: 233050

OS Grid: SP947330

Mapcode National: GBR F2C.CPN

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.59TG

Entry Name: 8 and 8a, Leighton Street

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38223

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(North side)
23.1.61 Nos. 8 and 8a
- II
House, subdivided into 2 dwellings. Mid C18. Red brick with vitrified
headers, the front laid in header bond, the sides laid in Flemish bond giving
chequered effect. Lighter red brick dressings. C20 tile roofs. Double-
pile plan, 2 storeys and attics, with mansarded 2-span roof, hipped to road
elevation. Road elevation: brick bands at first and 2nd floor level. High
parapet, brick with stone coping. Ground and first floors each have
tripartite sashes with glazing bars, beneath gauged brick flat arches.
Parapet has 2 raised panels in rectangular recesses with flat-arched heads.
These continue the line of the windows below. Attic has 2 box dormers which
rise a little above parapet. E elevation (No.8): 3 window facade with brick
band at first floor level. Wood eaves cornice, no parapet. Ground floor
has blind window recess to LH and late C19 projecting bay to RH containing
tripartite sash. First floor has blind window recess to LH, 2-light casement
to centre and 3-light casement to RH, both with glazing bars. All window
openings have gauged brick flat arched heads. Plain doorway with flat
cornice hood. One box dormer containing casement window. W elevation
(No.8a): similar, but without C19 projecting bay. Red brick ridge and gable
end stacks.

Listing NGR: SP9476133050

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