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Latitude: 52.1153 / 52°6'55"N
Longitude: -0.5289 / 0°31'44"W
OS Eastings: 500825
OS Northings: 247354
OS Grid: TL008473
Mapcode National: GBR G28.C32
Mapcode Global: VHFQD.S376
Entry Name: Kempston House
Listing Date: 27 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114285
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36983
Location: Kempston Rural, Bedford, MK43
Civil Parish: Kempston Rural
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Kempston
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
KEMPSTON RURAL GREEN END ROAD
11/212 Kempston House
Remains of late C16 or early C17 timber-framed house with rear C18 wing. The
building was further extended and extensively remodelled in the mid-C19. The
original wing is of close-studded timber-framing with red brick nogging.
Hipped old clay tile roof. Two storeys and attics. Large ridge chimney
stack. Three box dormers. Three first floor sashes. Ground floor has two
rectangular hipped roof bays with French doors flanked by single light
casements with glazing bars. S.W. elevation ground floor has been underpinned
in brick. This and north-west return were originally jettied. N.W. elevation
has double pitched colourwashed brick extension and C19 one storey lean-to.
Extensively remodelled and north-east wing added C19. Red brick rectangular
wing with hipped slated roof. The N.E. elevation is stuccoed. Two storeys.
N.E. elevation has three first floor sashes with glazing bars and three ground
floor French doors, the right hand opening now blocked.
Listing NGR: TL0082547354
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