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A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.989 / 51°59'20"N

Longitude: -0.6193 / 0°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 494902

OS Northings: 233184

OS Grid: SP949331

Mapcode National: GBR F2D.682

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.68YK

Entry Name: Serendib

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38234

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(West side)
23.1.61 No.15 (Serendib),(formerly
listed as No.8 High
House, ground floor converted to shop. Early to mid C18, with early C19 shop
front. Brownish red brick, many bricks vitrified, with lighter red
dressings. C20 tile roof. 6-bay facade, 2 storeys and attics. LH 3 bays
of ground floor taken up by shop front. This has broad central bay flanked
by 2 narrower ones, articulated by 4 reeded engaged columns ornamented with
carved twisted ribbons. All windows have glazing bars with marginal lights,
the upper sections of outer windows being separate panels, like fanlights,
also with marginal lights. Ornamental moulded entablature, projecting
slightly above outer bays. RH part of ground floor has 2 sashes flanking C20
doorway. Part-glazed 6-panel door with rectangular fanlight, within moulded
surround. First floor has 6 windows, 3 sashes and 3 blind. All windows have
gauged brick flat heads, the 2nd and 5th ones of first floor with scalloped
ornament cut into them. All sashes have glazing bars and wide moulded wood
surrounds almost flush with wall. Attic has 2 hipped dormers containing 2-
light casements. Red brick ridge stack to LH, at junction with adjoining

Listing NGR: SP9490233185

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

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