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Boxhedge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranfield, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0966 / 52°5'47"N

Longitude: -0.5993 / 0°35'57"W

OS Eastings: 496047

OS Northings: 245177

OS Grid: SP960451

Mapcode National: GBR F11.K9J

Mapcode Global: VHFQC.KKJL

Entry Name: Boxhedge House

Listing Date: 6 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38298

Location: Cranfield, Central Bedfordshire, MK43

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Cranfield

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cranfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

CRANFIELD
SP 94 NE
1/1 Boxhedge House
- II

House, formerly Boxhedge Farmhouse, now separated from farm. C17 apparently
reusing earlier timbers, reworked C18. Substantial timber framed structure
with red brick infill. Clay tile roofs. L-plan, S wing of 2 storeys and
attics, NE wing of one storey and attics, with lean-to block within angle. S.
elevation : triple gabled, the roofs of shallow pitch and probably a later
reworking, certainly the RH gable which is slightly lower and retains original
steeper pitch to outer side. Ground floor has 3 2-light casements of varying
proportions. First floor of LH part has 2 sashes and one single light, and
attic of RH bay has one 3-light casement. 2 LH gables each have single light
to apex. All windows have glazing bars. Doorway adjacent to RH bay. 6 panel
door in simply moulded architrave, surmounted by flat cornice hood on cut
brackets. This is in line with back-to-back hearth, forming a lobby entrance.
Hearth is served by red brick multiple ridge stack with moulded cap. Variety
of windows to other elevations, mostly casements with glazing bars. E
elevation has 2 gabled dormers. Interior: main block ground floor room
retains C18 panelling to upper part of walls, with dados formed by panelling
imported from elsewhere. Also C18 corner shelves with elliptical arched head
and reeded surround.

Listing NGR: SP9604745177

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