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Latitude: 52.1184 / 52°7'6"N
Longitude: -0.5022 / 0°30'8"W
OS Eastings: 502647
OS Northings: 247728
OS Grid: TL026477
Mapcode National: GBR G29.5V3
Mapcode Global: VHFQF.70VW
Entry Name: The Manor
Listing Date: 7 December 1962
Last Amended: 17 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36744
Location: Kempston, Bedford, MK42
Civil Parish: Kempston
Built-Up Area: Kempston
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Kempston
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 0247 KEMPSTON URBAN
2/107 The Manor (formerly listed
7.12.62 as Kempston Manor House)
House. Circa 1815 by John Wing for the Rev. E Williamson. Roof reworked late
C19. Cement rendered, colourwashed to front elevation. Blocks to partly of
coursed limestone rubble. Slate roofs, that to main block being a mansard
with sprocketed eaves. Main block is 2 storey and attics double-pile plan,
with 2-storeyed gabled block and single-storeyed hipped block to W. Main
block S elevation : quoins to corners, first floor sill level string course,
wood modillion eaves cornice. Sash windows with glazing bars, in reveals and
with plain raised surrounds, 2 to ground floor and 3 to first flocr. Central
box dormer with small paired sash windows. Stucco door surround has
vermiculated rustication, impost mouldings, keyblock and modillion cornice.
Surround encloses wooden archivolt and reveals with fielded panelling, wide
door of 3 fielded panels, and semi-circular fanlight with decorative glazing
bars. (Bedfordshire Record Office : X254/88/153-155, plans and elevation).
Listing NGR: TL0264747728
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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