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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310966
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36990
Location: Kempston Rural, Bedford, MK43
Civil Parish: Kempston Rural
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Kempston
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
KEMPSTON RURAL WEST END ROAD
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
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