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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
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
RIDGEMONT HIGH STREET
13/10001 Manse and School house
adjoining south west
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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