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Parkins Store woburn Books

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9889 / 51°59'20"N

Longitude: -0.6194 / 0°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 494901

OS Northings: 233170

OS Grid: SP949331

Mapcode National: GBR F2D.683

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.68XN

Entry Name: Parkins Store woburn Books

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38236

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN MARKET PLACE
(West side)
8/133
23.1.61 Nos.17 (Parkins Store) and
18 (Woburn Books),
(formerly listed as Nos.
10 and 11 High Street)
GV II
Pair of dwellings sharing a single frontage, ground floor converted to shops.
Later C18, upper storey apparently a mid C19 addition. Lower floors of deep
red brick with some vitrified bricks and lighter red brick dressings. Top
storey of lighter mottled brick. Shallow pitched slate roof. 3 storeys,
the 6 windows of first and 2nd floors in 3:3 arrangement. Ground floor has
single shop-front to LH and double shop-front in roughly central position,
both later C19. LH shop has 3-light window and glazed door, panelled
pilasters, and moulded cornice supported by scroll bracket to LH. Double
shop-front has glazed double doors flanked by canted bays, panelled pilasters
and moulded cornice. Adjoining this shop-front at RH end is doorway which
shares same cornice and has similar pilasters. Panelled door, upper part
glazed with marginal lights, surmounted by rectangular fanlight. To R of
this is bow window with glazing bars and moulded cornice. First floor
windows are tall 2-light casements surmounted by ornamental top-lights with
pointed-arched glazing bars, those to no. 18 being C20 replacements. These
are under gauged brick flat arches. Between the 2 groups of 3 is narrower
blind window with similar head. 2nd floor has sash windows with glazing bars
under cambered heads.


Listing NGR: SP9490133170

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