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Engineering Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0113 / 52°0'40"N

Longitude: -0.6267 / 0°37'36"W

OS Eastings: 494348

OS Northings: 235655

OS Grid: SP943356

Mapcode National: GBR F1Z.Y32

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.3P0Z

Entry Name: Engineering Works

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38131

Location: Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Aspley Guise

Built-Up Area: Woburn Sands

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspley Guise

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

7/28 Engineering Works
(former National School)
Former National School, now engineering works. 1847-50 by Richard Sheppard of
Newport Pagnell, founded by the Rev. John Vaux Moore. Coursed ironstone with
ashlar dressings. Clay fishscale tile roofs. Loosely Tudor in style. One
storey and one storey and attics. Rectangular block with roughly central
projecting gable. LH bay has doorway to LH and one 3-light mullioned window
to each floor of RH. Upper window rises through eaves level into gabled
dormer. Small gabled block projects from LH. Projecting gable has large 4-
light mullion and transom window with moulded label. Above this is small
louvred single light. Gable surmounted by small bellcote. RH bay has small
projecting gable to centre, with 2-light mullioned window under moulded label.
Flanking this gable are 2 3-light mullion and transome windows. All windows
have ornamental cast iron casements in hexagonal pattern. All gables have
stone coping and kneelers. Ridge and gable end stacks to LH bay with
ornamental moulded pots. Woburn Sands and District Society: The Story of
Aspley Guise, 1980 pp. 19, 57-9: Beds Record Office: 3865/4, Plan of the
National School, 1847.

Listing NGR: SP9434835655

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