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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
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
TL 14NW NORTHILL BEDFORD ROAD
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
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