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Whitbread Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardington, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1182 / 52°7'5"N

Longitude: -0.4139 / 0°24'50"W

OS Eastings: 508694

OS Northings: 247843

OS Grid: TL086478

Mapcode National: GBR G2F.45B

Mapcode Global: VHFQG.S01Z

Entry Name: Whitbread Almshouses

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36663

Location: Cardington, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Cardington

Built-Up Area: Cardington

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


9/26 Whitbread Almshouses


Almshouses. 1787, for Samuel Whitbread (Bedfordshire Record Office, W3295/6).
Red brick, old clay tile roof. 4 cottages, each of 2-room plan, originally in
2 blocks, now linked by late C19 lower block with similar addition to SE. 2
storeys. Original blocks have 2-light casements with leaded lights, ground
floor ones under cambered heads. Doors to LH block are C2U replacements,
those to RH block have C20 gabled brick and tile porches Brick coping to
gables, 2 red brick ridge stacks, one red brick gable end stack to LH block.
Side elevations have brick bands at eaves level.

Listing NGR: TL0869447843

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

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