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Latitude: 51.9401 / 51°56'24"N
Longitude: -0.6554 / 0°39'19"W
OS Eastings: 492526
OS Northings: 227698
OS Grid: SP925276
Mapcode National: GBR F2X.941
Mapcode Global: VHFR3.LHCK
Entry Name: Heath Manor
Listing Date: 29 April 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35973
Location: Heath and Reach, Central Bedfordshire, LU7
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Heath and Reach
Built-Up Area: Heath and Reach
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Heath and Reach
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5125 HEATH AND REACH LEIGHTON ROAD
SP 9227 NE 8/143 29.4.52
Late C16 or early C17 altered early C18, slight C19 alterations. Entrance front
of red brick, hipped old tile roof with modern dormers. Two storeys and attics.
Five sash windows; ground floor flat arches, first floor ones rendered C19. Central
6 panel door, porch with modern pillars, modillion cornice hood, rusticated pilasters,
entablature with triglyphs and mutules. Ashlar quoins. Garden front has Dutch
gabled right hand projection containing stone door surround of semi-circular arch
with keystone and archivolt, Roman Doric half-columns, entablature with pulvinated
frieze and cyma recta cornice broken forward over columns, pediment. Restored
chimney stack with carved stone panels.
Interior: hall with fielded ovolo panelling, kitchen with timber 4-centred bressumer
over fireplace with carved frieze and spandrels. Staircase circa 1640, close string
with carved newels and turned balusters. Other rooms have oak panelling, 4-centred
fireplace arches. Was owned by H Brandreth circa 1666.
Listing NGR: SP9252627698
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