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Latitude: 52.0318 / 52°1'54"N
Longitude: -0.4927 / 0°29'33"W
OS Eastings: 503503
OS Northings: 238111
OS Grid: TL035381
Mapcode National: GBR G39.N7P
Mapcode Global: VHFQT.D6X9
Entry Name: 7, Church Street
Listing Date: 17 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321477
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37359
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
744 CHURCH STREET
TL 0338 1/43 17.7.51.
C17 buildings. The facade to the street, which is tile-hung, is defaced
by modern shop-fittings. A tall carriageway leads back to the yard of
the Honour of Ampthill offices. On the west side, Charles II work includes
a 2-storey brick range (early use of Flemish bond) with shaped stringcourse
and 5 windows (some sashed, some casements) also a long barn, partly of
brick (English bond) and partly half-timbered with plaster infilling, in
which the revenues of the Honour were received. This barn still carries
a large moulded plaster plaque:- 'W H' being the initials of William Hart,
the receiver on account of the queen dowager (Henrietta Maria), who is
indicated by her fleur-de-lys. On the East side are remains of late C18
buildings for storage, including one one-storey building in brick chequered
in blue with 2 doors, and 4 small round-headed casement windows. See VCH,
Nos 1 to 39 (odd) and Court House form a group with No 127 Dunstable Street.
Listing NGR: TL0350438104
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