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4, the Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.6638 / 52°39'49"N

Longitude: 0.1605 / 0°9'37"E

OS Eastings: 546205

OS Northings: 309530

OS Grid: TF462095

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z8X

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F9NQ

Plus Code: 9F42M576+G5

Entry Name: 4, the Crescent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48226

Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Wisbech

Built-Up Area: Wisbech

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Wisbech St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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TF 4609
6/28 No. 4

Terrace house built c.1793 in two terraces linked by pair of
houses sharing common pedimented facade dated 1808 and the
Weslyan Chapel, 1803 built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752, d.1827),
as part of the planned circus of the Castle Estate. Local brown
brick; slate roof and side stack. Three storeys and basement;
two 'bays'. Stone coped parapet with painted stone bands at
first and second floor. Two second floor recessed, hung sash
windows with no glazing bars in cambered gauged red brick arches
with stone cills. Two similar, but larger first floor and one
ground floor windows. Two stone steps to entrance left of
centre with six-panelled door and plain fanlight in double
recessed red gauged brick arch. Rear elevation raised to three
storeys above original outshut has two storey, round arched hung
sash stair window with glazing bars.
NMR (C. Godfrey, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982.
Colvin, p.386, 1954.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
G. Annis, A History of ilisbech Castle, 1977.
Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.278, 1849.
Watson, prints, History of Wisbech, 1827.

Listing NGR: TF4620509530

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