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Manse and School House Adjoining South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridgmont, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0123 / 52°0'44"N

Longitude: -0.5826 / 0°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 497377

OS Northings: 235817

OS Grid: SP973358

Mapcode National: GBR F21.X41

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.VPC8

Entry Name: Manse and School House Adjoining South West

Listing Date: 19 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38378

Location: Ridgmont, Central Bedfordshire, MK43

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ridgmont

Built-Up Area: Ridgmont

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ridgmont

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

RIDGEMONT HIGH STREET
SP 9735
No 17
13/10001 Manse and School house
adjoining south west
GV II

Manse and integral school house. Circa 1835. Red brick with
biscuit colour headers. Slate hipped roof with deep eaves and
lead rolls to hips and ridge. Brick end and axial stack with
yellow clay pots. Plan: Double depth plan. Manse on right with
2 front rooms and central entrance; integral school house on left
with entrance to left of one front room. Exterior: 2 storeys. 1:3
bay front. Symmetrical 3-bay manse on right with C19 16-pane
sashes and flat rubbed brick arches and central doorway with
pilastered doorcase, rectangular overlight, small canopy and
glazed and panelled door. 1-bay school house on left has similar
doorway and door but without overlight, and has tripartite
sashes, 16 panes flanked by 4-pane side lights and with rubbed
flat brick arches. At rear C19 2-light casements with glazing
bars. Interior: Not inspected.
Kelly's Directory of 1914 claims the "Minister's residence" was
built in 1811, which is the date inscribed on the front of the
Baptist Chapel (qv).

Listing NGR: SP9737735817

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