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8 and 9, Old Market

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6659 / 52°39'57"N

Longitude: 0.1581 / 0°9'29"E

OS Eastings: 546040

OS Northings: 309762

OS Grid: TF460097

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.YLH

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.D8J2

Entry Name: 8 and 9, Old Market

Listing Date: 10 February 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48430

Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

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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Listing Text

The following previous listing date shall be added.

Page 96 Item number 6/223 10.2.69

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WISBECH OLD MARKET
TF 4609
(East Side)
6/223 Nos. 8 and 9
GV II*

Two houses, second half of C18 sharing fine street facade.
Early C19 alterations. Local brown brick, slate roofs with end
stacks. Four storeys with hipped three storey rear wing and two
gabled extensions. Local brown brick with stone and red brick
dressings. Six 'bays', two central 'bays' slightly project.
Parapet with four inset brick panels and stone copings. Central
pediment and cornice of moulded stone with modillions. Stone
bands at second and third floors. Six, third floor, recessed
six-paned hung sash windows in gauged red brick arches with
keystones and stone cills. Inset brick panels below windows.
Second floor windows similar with twelve-panes. Stone balcony
with cast iron railings supported on cast-iron brackets at first
floor with full length casement windows with margin lights. Two
matching entrances to left of centre and to right hand; wide
half-glazed, panelled doors in plain architraved doorcases with
rectangular fanlights. Moulded stone plinth. Interior has
plain C19 closed string staircase.
NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982.
Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.499.
VCH Cambs, p.243.
Photoqraphs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.


Listing NGR: TF4629109520

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