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Highlands Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Northill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.1019 / 52°6'6"N

Longitude: -0.3455 / 0°20'43"W

OS Eastings: 513418

OS Northings: 246130

OS Grid: TL134461

Mapcode National: GBR H41.3HB

Mapcode Global: VHFQH.YFPJ

Entry Name: Highlands Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37971

Location: Northill, Central Bedfordshire, SG18

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Northill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

No. 33
3/43 ( Highlands Farmhouse )


House. Circa 1805-9 for William Walker, a sugar refiner from Houndsditch
(Reds Record Office: HY465-475). Restored C20. Red brick. Slate roofs.
Double-pile building of almost square plan, 2 storeys on a basement. Hipped
2-span roof. E elevation: 5 bay symmetrical facade. Basement has one central
window. 4 windows to piano nobile, 5 to first floor, all sashes with glazing
bars, with gauged brick flat arches. Central doorway has gauged brick semi-
circular head, semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars and fielded
panel door in moulded surround. 2-wing perron, rebuilt C20. Similar
fenestration elsewhere. Red brick integral stacks to side elevations.
Interior: ground floor retains many original doors and surrounds. Also
retained are some original cast iron firegrates, although fire surrounds are
C20 wood copies of marble originals. Staircase is also C20 copy.

Listing NGR: TL1341846130

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

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