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Latitude: 52.2144 / 52°12'51"N
Longitude: -0.5013 / 0°30'4"W
OS Eastings: 502489
OS Northings: 258411
OS Grid: TL024584
Mapcode National: GBR G15.02Z
Mapcode Global: VHFPV.8LBT
Entry Name: Bletsoe Castle
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Last Amended: 27 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36822
Location: Bletsoe, Bedford, MK44
Civil Parish: Bletsoe
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bletsoe
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
BLETSOE COPLOWE LANE
6/36 Bletsoe Castle
Late C16 mansion, reduced from three to two storeys in the C19 and
subsequently modernised. Coursed limestone rubble, old clay tiles on hipped
roof. Double gabled wing attached at rear and overlapping central external
stack. Front elevation has eight mullion and transom casements of 3 and 4
lights with glazing bars; a plinth and a first floor band. Two doorways with
four-centred arches, carved spandrels and moulded surrounds. Original
chimneys attached to the rear elevation have been retained at reduced heights.
There are also some rear windows with original hood moulds, and indications of
attachments for demolished buildings at the south east end of the main range.
Listing NGR: TL0248958411
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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