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Rushey Ford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempston Rural, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1255 / 52°7'31"N

Longitude: -0.5404 / 0°32'25"W

OS Eastings: 500017

OS Northings: 248473

OS Grid: TL000484

Mapcode National: GBR G22.N66

Mapcode Global: VHFQ6.LT5Y

Entry Name: Rushey Ford House

Listing Date: 27 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36990

Location: Kempston Rural, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Kempston Rural

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kempston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

11/219 Rushey Ford House

Single remaining bay and jettied crosswing of late C16 or early C17 farmhouse.
S.E. Bay is a later audition or rebuild. A further gabled wing was added to
the N.W. end in the late C18 or early C19. Timber-framed building with red
brick N.W. wing. Later in the C19 the whole building was pebbledashed and
colourwashed. Old clay tiled roof. Two storeys. Earlier bay of main house
has first floor gabled dormer, cross wing and S.E. bay have 3-light leaded
casements. Ground floor built out into C20 flat-roofed bay with four C20
leaded casements. Later N.W. gabled wing has a single sash window with
glazing bars to each storey.

Listing NGR: TL0001748473

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

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