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Bakehouse and Adjoining Outbuilding at Pirton Grange, Pirton

Description: Bakehouse and Adjoining Outbuilding at Pirton Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163188

OS Grid Reference: TL1225632946
OS Grid Coordinates: 512256, 232946
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9836, -0.3668

Location: Apsley End Road, Shillington, Central Bedfordshire SG5 3LZ

Locality: Pirton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3LZ

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Listing Text

TL 13 SW (South side)
Apsley End

1/178 Bakehouse and adjoining
27.5.68 outbuilding at Pirton


Bakehouse and outbuilding. Early C17 taller building, with C18 brick
bakehouse attached on E. Timber frame on high brick sill with red brick
infill, red brick chequered with darker headers to bakehouse. Steep old
red tile roofs. Linked to house by covered way of 2 long parallel beams
carrying a pitched tiled roof. 2 outbuildings to N of house backing onto
moat and facing S. On W a 2-storeys framed building of 2 bays with stair
to cheese store on 1st floor, and semi basement 3 steps down in W bay
with shelving and dairy equipment. Jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof,
straight wind-braces, straight tension braces at corners. Central truss
with collar and struts. Much lower and narrower rectangular,
single-storey brick bakehouse adjoining on E, with large faggot oven set
centrally to rear of fireplace at E end. Ceiling under collars.

Listing NGR: TL1225632946

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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