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7, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0318 / 52°1'54"N

Longitude: -0.4927 / 0°29'33"W

OS Eastings: 503503

OS Northings: 238111

OS Grid: TL035381

Mapcode National: GBR G39.N7P

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.D6X9

Entry Name: 7, Church Street

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37359

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
744 CHURCH STREET
(South Side)

No 7
TL 0338 1/43 17.7.51.

II GV


2.
C17 buildings. The facade to the street, which is tile-hung, is defaced
by modern shop-fittings. A tall carriageway leads back to the yard of
the Honour of Ampthill offices. On the west side, Charles II work includes
a 2-storey brick range (early use of Flemish bond) with shaped stringcourse
and 5 windows (some sashed, some casements) also a long barn, partly of
brick (English bond) and partly half-timbered with plaster infilling, in
which the revenues of the Honour were received. This barn still carries
a large moulded plaster plaque:- 'W H' being the initials of William Hart,
the receiver on account of the queen dowager (Henrietta Maria), who is
indicated by her fleur-de-lys. On the East side are remains of late C18
buildings for storage, including one one-storey building in brick chequered
in blue with 2 doors, and 4 small round-headed casement windows. See VCH,
page 268.

Nos 1 to 39 (odd) and Court House form a group with No 127 Dunstable Street.


Listing NGR: TL0350438104

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