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Latitude: 52.0127 / 52°0'45"N
Longitude: -0.33 / 0°19'48"W
OS Eastings: 514706
OS Northings: 236236
OS Grid: TL147362
Mapcode National: GBR H51.TMC
Mapcode Global: VHGNC.7NCX
Entry Name: Chapel Farmhouse
Listing Date: 2 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1312576
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37848
Location: Meppershall, Central Bedfordshire, SG17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Meppershall
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Meppershall
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 13NW MEPPERSHALL CHAPEL ROAD
House. On site of the former monastic Grange belonging to Chicksands Priory.
Possibly with earlier core, building is late C18 (inscribed brick: "I.H. (or
1.S.?) 1786" with mid-C19 alterations and extensions. Red brick, with
vitrified headers to earlier part. Slate roofs, rear block hipped.
Principal block is of 2-room plan, 2 storeys and attics, with 2-storeyed block
and single-storeyed outbuildings added to rear. W elevation: RH part is
original, LH part is C19 addition. Earlier part has brick band at first
floor level. Ground and first floors each have 2 C19 tripartite sashes with
glazing bars, the LH ground floor one later and larger. First floor has
blind window to centre, narrower than other openings. Attic has 2 box
dormers. Below blind window is part-glazed door with rectangular fanlight
within C19 brick porch. Porch has round-headed arch, and pierced decorative
bargeboards. Red brick gable end stacks, one external, one integral.
Dentil cornice to eaves.
Listing NGR: TL1470636236
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