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Gazebo (Queen Katherine's Summer House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0306 / 52°1'50"N

Longitude: -0.4937 / 0°29'37"W

OS Eastings: 503431

OS Northings: 237980

OS Grid: TL034379

Mapcode National: GBR G39.N0F

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.D7B5

Entry Name: Gazebo (Queen Katherine's Summer House)

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37380

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
774 CHURCH STREET
(West Side)

Gazebo (Queen Katherine's
Summer House)
TL 0337 1/81 17.7.51.

II


2.
A George II red brick gazebo, standing in a corner of the former garden
(now built upon) traditionally used by Queen Katherine of Aragon, and where
she "taught the people to make lace" (an ancient Bedfordshire craft).
Simple brick facade, the hipped tile roof running pyramid-wise up to a
plain painted ball finial. Single glazed door opens onto steps.


Listing NGR: TL0343137980

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

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