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Latitude: 52.044 / 52°2'38"N
Longitude: -0.4861 / 0°29'10"W
OS Eastings: 503922
OS Northings: 239484
OS Grid: TL039394
Mapcode National: GBR G33.XK0
Mapcode Global: VHFQM.JWCF
Entry Name: Ruins of Houghton House, Houghton Park
Listing Date: 16 March 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321465
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37310
Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Ampthill
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ampthill
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
774 Ruins of Houghton House,
TL 03 NW 3/1
Ruins of the great house built by John Thorpe in 1615, with alterations
by Inigo Jones of circa 1620 Subsequent work by Wren and Chambers was
dispersed in the neighbourhood, when the house was dismantled in 1794.
Oak staircase now in Swan Hotel, Bedford.
Under the control of the DOE. See VCH, pages 289-290.
Listing NGR: TL0392239484
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