This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.0884 / 52°5'18"N
Longitude: -0.4161 / 0°24'58"W
OS Eastings: 508615
OS Northings: 244524
OS Grid: TL086445
Mapcode National: GBR G2T.3LV
Mapcode Global: VHFQG.QRWW
Entry Name: Herring's Green Farmhouse
Listing Date: 17 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1312651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36691
Location: Eastcotts, Bedford, MK45
Civil Parish: Eastcotts
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Cardington
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/09/2014
COTTON END ROAD,
Herring's Green Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Herring Green Farmhouse)
House. 1785-6 rebuilding (for Samuel Whitbread) of earlier house. Red brick,
rendered at basement level, with clay tile roof. Double-pile plan of 2
storeys and attics. 2-span roof with Dutch gables (an unusual feature in
Bedfordshire). Moulded brick bands at first floor and eaves level. SE
elevation : symmetrical facade. 4 flush sashes with glazing bars to ground
and first floors, all with flat arches, central C20 oculus to first floor, 2
gabled dormers with casements with glazing bars to attic. Central doorway and
flight of brick steps with stone dressings and ball finial are C20
replacements. 6 panel door with rectangular fanlight, with surround of plain
pilasters and open pediment, replacing earlier porch with open pediment on
slender columns. Wood modillion cornice is C20 replacement for original
parapet with Central pediment. 2 red brick integral stacks to each gable end.
SW gable end has circular plaque: "S.W,1785, restored S.W. 1961-2, restored
(Bedfordshire Record Office: W2/6/1-2 (1794); P38/28/1-2 (1782-9); W931-49.
Also, cf, MHLG Provisional List, 1960).
Listing NGR: TL0861544524
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings