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The Reject China Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.989 / 51°59'20"N

Longitude: -0.6189 / 0°37'8"W

OS Eastings: 494934

OS Northings: 233183

OS Grid: SP949331

Mapcode National: GBR F2D.6CC

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.785K

Entry Name: The Reject China Shop

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38231

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN MARKET PLACE
(East side)
8/128
22.10.52 Nos.8 to 10 (consecutive)
(The Reject China Shop),
(formerly listed as No.3
High Street )
GV II
House, the ground floor converted to commercial premises. Earlier C18. Red
brick, the walls darker, with many vitrified bricks, the dressings lighter.
Steep hipped C20 tile roof. 3 storeys. 6-bay facade, LH bay slightly
broader than remaining 5. Ground floor retains one original window. First
and 2nd floors each have 6 windows, although 3 of 2nd floor are blind. All
are sashes with wide moulded wood cases and segmental heads, almost flush with
wall. All have glazing bars and moulded sills. Gauged brick segmental
arches have fluted keystones, and there are brick aprons below all sills.
Ground floor has square-headed carriage arch to LH bay. 4 RH bays are taken
up by later C19 canted double shop front, with moulded pilasters and cornice
and central double doors. Giant order pilasters at each end support moulded
cornice and deep stone-coped parapet.


Listing NGR: SP9493833186

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