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Great Oaks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Turvey, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1677 / 52°10'3"N

Longitude: -0.5997 / 0°35'58"W

OS Eastings: 495868

OS Northings: 253083

OS Grid: SP958530

Mapcode National: GBR F08.55V

Mapcode Global: VHFPZ.KSB3

Entry Name: Great Oaks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37303

Location: Turvey, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Turvey

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Turvey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 95 SE (N. Side)

8/558 Great Oaks Farmhouse
- II

C18 house extended C19. Coursed limestone rubble. Old clay tile roof.
Original house of 3 bays. In C19, 2 bays were added to N.W. to form an L-plan
and the roof hipped around the S.W. corner. Also gabled wing added in the
angle of the L. Two storeys and attics. S. entrance front has two hipped
dormers with 2-light casements with glazing bars. First floor has three 2-
light casements with glazing bars unoer timber lintels. Ground floor has four
casements with glazing bars, two to either side of central door. Those
immediately flanking the doorway are single light. The door is in panelled
reveals with a pedimented canopy on slim Ionic columns. W. elevation of
return wing also now of 3 bays. Central slightly projecting gabled section
with small attic casement window. First floor has 1:1:1 2-light casement
windows with glazing bars; the right hand one in the original house under a
timber lintel. Ground floor has central 2-light casement flanked by French
doors, again right hand opening with timber lintel.

Listing NGR: SP9586853083

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

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