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Latitude: 51.9891 / 51°59'20"N
Longitude: -0.6189 / 0°37'7"W
OS Eastings: 494934
OS Northings: 233195
OS Grid: SP949331
Mapcode National: GBR F2D.6CB
Mapcode Global: VHFQY.785H
Entry Name: The Gifford Gallery woburn Fine Arts
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Last Amended: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1157988
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38232
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
SP 9433-9533 WOBURN MARKET PLACE
22.10.52 Nos. 11 (The Gifford
Gallery) and 12 (Woburn
Fine Arts), (formerly
listed as Nos. 4 and 5
Formerly a single house, later divided into 2 and ground floor converted to 2
shops. Early C18, shops late C18. Red brick, the walling dark with many
vitrified bricks, the dressings a lighter red. Shallow pitched slate roof
with deep eaves. 3 storeys. First and 2nd floors divided into 2 bays by
moulded brick giant order pilasters. 3:3 windows to both of these floors,
one first floor and 3-2nd floor ones blind. Segmental-headed sashes with
glazing bars, in wide moulded wood cases almost flush with wall. All are
under gauged brick heads with painted fluted keystones, and have moulded sills
with brick aprons below. Ground floor, No.ll: projecting rectangular shop-
front has central glazed double doors flanked by large windows with glazing
bars. The three bays are articulated by 4 slender engaged columns which rise
to form shepherds crook brackets supporting the moulded projecting cornice.
Each section has segmental headed glazed panel to top part, those above
windows with ornamental glazing bars of interlocking rings. ornamental
mouldings to spandrels and frieze above. Ground floor, No.12: projecting
rectangular shop front has central double doors, each of 6 panels, surmounted
by rectangular fanlight with ornamental glazing bars. The flanking windows
have glazing bars. 4 slender moulded pilasters articulate the 3 sections.
Entablature has segmental headed panel spanning whole width of shop front,
with moulded decoration of overlapping discs, and moulded design to spandrels.
Simply moulded projecting cornice. Between the 2 shop fronts, but slightly
off-centre, is house doorway. This has double doors, each leaf of 2 flush
panels and glazed top panel, surmounted by panel with segmental-headed
moulding. Red brick ridge stacks to both gable ends.
Listing NGR: SP9493533196
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