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Lancotbury

A Grade II Listed Building in Totternhoe, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8815 / 51°52'53"N

Longitude: -0.5631 / 0°33'47"W

OS Eastings: 499001

OS Northings: 221303

OS Grid: SP990213

Mapcode National: GBR F3M.VXC

Mapcode Global: VHFRC.6Z50

Entry Name: Lancotbury

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36159

Location: Totternhoe, Central Bedfordshire, LU6

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Totternhoe

Built-Up Area: Totternhoe

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Totternhoe

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9821 & 9921 TOTTERNHOE CASTLE HILL ROAD
(south side)
32/384 & 33/384 Church End

3.2.67 Lancotbury

II

The description shall be amended to read:-

House. Circa early to mid C16. Close-studded timber frame with
painted brick nogging. plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick
axial and gable end stacks. 3-room and through passage plan, the
hall and parlour heated from back to back fireplace in axial
stack; the service room to right (SE) has a later gable end stack
and may have been unheated originally. Of the 3 chambers only the
hall and the parlour chambers are heated. In circa C17 a stair
tower was built at the rear (NE) of the hall/parlour axial stack.
Circa C18 or C19 single storey addition at SE end. 2 storeys. 5
window south west front (now the back), the first floor is jetted
out on joist ends and jetty beams on curved brackets; both ground
and first floor are close-studded. Various C19 and C20 casements,
ground floor centre a C19 24-pane sash, blocked window to left
and panelled door to right of centre. Lower hipped roof over
single storey extension on right. Rear (now front) also close
studded, various C19 and C20 2 and 3-light casements, C20
panelled door to left of centre and gabled timber stair tower to
right of centre with later lean-to in angle to left. Interior:
All three ground floor rooms have chamfered axial beams and broad
chamfered joists with straight cut stops, the hall with chamfered
cross-beam as well. Hall has fire inside ashlar fireplace, its
broad moulded joists running into a large moulded Tudor arch
lintel. Parlour-has smaller moulded stone fireplace and C20
panelling. Exposed Close-studding and curved tension braces and
close-studded partitions. C17 staircase in tower with chamfered
newels and symmetrical turned balusters. Hall and parlour
chambers have moulded Tudor arch stone fireplaces, the parlour
chamber open to the roof. Jowled wall posts, tie-beams and
clasped side-purlin roof complete with common rafters without
ridgepiece.

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1.
5125 TOTTERNHOE CASTLE HILL ROAD
(south side)
Church End

Lancotbury
SP 9821 32/384 3.2.67
SP 9921 33/384

II

2.
C16. Timber-frame, colourwashed brick nogging. Old tile roof. Two storeys.
Four modern casements. Jettied to rear. Small gabled projection.


Listing NGR: SP9900121303

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