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Latitude: 52.097 / 52°5'49"N
Longitude: -0.3214 / 0°19'16"W
OS Eastings: 515084
OS Northings: 245620
OS Grid: TL150456
Mapcode National: GBR H42.HL5
Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.CKYB
Entry Name: Tompion's Cottage
Listing Date: 31 October 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37987
Location: Northill, Central Bedfordshire, SG18
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Northill
Built-Up Area: Ickwell
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Northill
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 1445 NORTHILL ICKWELL, CALDECOTE ROAD
9/61 No. 2 (Tompion's Cottage)
Cottage. C17 with C19 reworking. Timber framed structure with colourwashed
roughcast render. Thatched roof. 3-room plan, W bay probably later, one
storey and attics. Road elevation: one 2-light casement, one round-headed
casement with pointed arched glazing bars, and one 3-light casement, all with
leaded lights. Plank door under C20 gabled porch. Double red brick ridge
stack with diagonally set flues. W gable has canted bay with leaded lights to
ground floor and round-headed window similar to front one to attic. Front
shows C20 plaque: "The birthplace of Thomas Tompion, clockmaker. Born 1639.
Died 20th November 1713. Buried in Westminster Abbey."
Listing NGR: TL1508445620
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