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The Thatched House

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Warden, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0803 / 52°4'49"N

Longitude: -0.3428 / 0°20'34"W

OS Eastings: 513660

OS Northings: 243735

OS Grid: TL136437

Mapcode National: GBR H47.J58

Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.0ZM3

Plus Code: 9C4X3MJ4+4V

Entry Name: The Thatched House

Listing Date: 22 October 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414667

Location: Old Warden, Central Bedfordshire, SG18

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Old Warden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Old Warden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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12/153 No.41 (The Thatched House)


Shuttleworth Estate cottage. Earlier C19, possibly encasing an earlier
building. Cottage ornee style. Colourwashed roughcast over timber frame.
Thatched roof. 2-room plan, one storey and attics. Ground floor has 2 canted
bay windows with hexagonal leading, twigwork decoration to sills and cornices,
and semi-pyramidal roofs. Attic has 2 eyebrow dormers with semi-circular
casements which have radiating glazing bars. Central doorway now blocked.
Central stuccoed ridge stack with spiralling moulded decoration. Highly
decorated pierced bargeboards continue around eaves of front and rear
elevations, returning around dormer eaves. Gable ends each have attic window
of 3 pointed-arched leaded lights under square head, with square moulded
label. Below each is doorway within rustic open porch with gabled thatched

Listing NGR: TL1365843732

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