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Latitude: 52.0113 / 52°0'40"N
Longitude: -0.6267 / 0°37'36"W
OS Eastings: 494348
OS Northings: 235655
OS Grid: SP943356
Mapcode National: GBR F1Z.Y32
Mapcode Global: VHFQR.3P0Z
Entry Name: Engineering Works
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321718
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38131
Location: Aspley Guise, Central Bedfordshire, MK17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Aspley Guise
Built-Up Area: Woburn Sands
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Aspley Guise
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 9435-9535 ASPLEY GUISE WOBURN LANE
7/28 Engineering Works
(former National School)
Former National School, now engineering works. 1847-50 by Richard Sheppard of
Newport Pagnell, founded by the Rev. John Vaux Moore. Coursed ironstone with
ashlar dressings. Clay fishscale tile roofs. Loosely Tudor in style. One
storey and one storey and attics. Rectangular block with roughly central
projecting gable. LH bay has doorway to LH and one 3-light mullioned window
to each floor of RH. Upper window rises through eaves level into gabled
dormer. Small gabled block projects from LH. Projecting gable has large 4-
light mullion and transom window with moulded label. Above this is small
louvred single light. Gable surmounted by small bellcote. RH bay has small
projecting gable to centre, with 2-light mullioned window under moulded label.
Flanking this gable are 2 3-light mullion and transome windows. All windows
have ornamental cast iron casements in hexagonal pattern. All gables have
stone coping and kneelers. Ridge and gable end stacks to LH bay with
ornamental moulded pots. Woburn Sands and District Society: The Story of
Aspley Guise, 1980 pp. 19, 57-9: Beds Record Office: 3865/4, Plan of the
National School, 1847.
Listing NGR: SP9434835655
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