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Queen Anne's Summerhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Warden, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0806 / 52°4'50"N

Longitude: -0.3327 / 0°19'57"W

OS Eastings: 514351

OS Northings: 243784

OS Grid: TL143437

Mapcode National: GBR H48.DQP

Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.5YZW

Entry Name: Queen Anne's Summerhouse

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414259

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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Listing Text

TL 14SW OLD WARDEN

5/118 Queen Anne's Summerhouse

- II

Isolated house, probably a hunting lodge. Plaques show Shuttleworth emblem
and 1876 or 1878 (plaques rather eroded). Gauged red brick with artificial
stone dressings. Small building of square plan with circular corner turrets.
W elevation has remains of wood door surround, formerly consisting of
rusticated plasters supporting segmental pediment, containing semi-circular
fanlight over door of moulded octagonal panels. 3 other elevations each have
round-headed window with artificial stone keystone and imposts. Each
elevation has balustraded parapet, again of artificial stone, and turrets have
plain coping in same material. Interior: SW turret retains evidence of
formerly containing staircase rising to flat roof. SE turret contains plain
fireplace.


Listing NGR: TL1435143784

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

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