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40 and 42, High Streett

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.087 / 52°5'13"N

Longitude: -0.722 / 0°43'19"W

OS Eastings: 487662

OS Northings: 243951

OS Grid: SP876439

Mapcode National: GBR CZR.48C

Mapcode Global: VHDSV.FSNZ

Entry Name: 40 and 42, High Streett

Listing Date: 23 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350335

Location: Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, MK16

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Newport Pagnell

Built-Up Area: Newport Pagnell

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Newport Pagnell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

SP 84 SE
(north side)
Numbers 40 and 42 (even)

Shops with accommodation above. C17, possibly with some
earlier work; remodelled and partly rebuilt in the early C19
and altered in the C20. Timber-framed partly rebuilt in
Flemish-bond red brick and partly rendered. Slate roofs with
gabled ends and deep eaves, No.42 on left with bracketed
soffit. Brick axial and gable-end stacks.
PLAN: No.40 on right is a deep narrow C17 range with what
might be earlier framing in the rear wing. No.42 on left is on
wider plot and largely rebuilt in circa 1835.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3:1 window ranges. No.40 on right
rendered, first floor large canted bay window with 16-pane
sash and 4-pane side-lights and 16-pane second floor sash.
No.42 on left has 3 windows on first and second floors with
flat brick arches and later 4-pane sashes. Circa late C19 shop
fronts with C20 fascia applied over the top. At rear No.42 on
right has tall narrow early C19 extension and on left; No.40
has timber-framed rear wing with brick infill, partly rebuilt
in brick and with some stone rubble at base; C19 casement and
sash windows and C17 hipped dormer with 2-light casement with
leaded panes.
INTERIOR: No.40 first front room has plaster ceiling cornice
with cyma reversa and recta mouldings and 2-panel door.
Chamber above has timber framing exposed in partition, 2-panel
door and cast-iron grate. Rear wing has chamfered axial beams
and 2 half-glazed doors; first floor has chamfered axial beams
with hollow step stops and 2-panel door; purlins exposed in
attic chambers and truss in lower rear range of wing, its
tie-beam apparantly sooted on the north side. No.42 has
cast-iron columns supporting shop, C19 staircase with
elliptical arches on landings, 2-panel doors and panelled and
glazed door with crown glass.

Listing NGR: SP8766043952

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