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Woburn Abbey

Hob Uid: 1307390
Location :
Central Bedfordshire
Woburn
Grid Ref : SP9640032500
Summary : Originally built in 1547 on the site of, and utilising the ruins of Woburn Abbey (SP93SE3). Largely rebuilt in 1630 by the 4th Duke of Bedford, but again severely altered in 1747-61 by Henry Flitcroft, and in 1787-90 by Henry Holland. Formerly a quadrangular plan, but the East wing, and the East ends of the North and South wings were demolished in 1949-50. 2-storeyed with attics.
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Source Number : 1
Source : Bedfordshire and the County of Huntingdon and Peterborough
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Page(s) : 166-171
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) District of Mid-Bedfordshire Mar-1987, 79
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built
Monument End Date : 1547
Monument Start Date : 1547
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Rebuilt
Monument End Date : 1630
Monument Start Date : 1630
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered
Monument End Date : 1761
Monument Start Date : 1747
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered
Monument End Date : 1790
Monument Start Date : 1787
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Partly demolished
Monument End Date : 1950
Monument Start Date : 1949
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Bedfordshire)
External Cross Reference Number : BED 40
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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 38247
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 93 SE 22
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Relationship type : General association
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Associated Monuments : 346661
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