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Latitude: 52.6663 / 52°39'58"N
Longitude: 0.1572 / 0°9'26"E
OS Eastings: 545978
OS Northings: 309801
OS Grid: TF459098
Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.YBM
Mapcode Global: WHJPH.D73T
Entry Name: 32, Old Market
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Last Amended: 1 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 48439
Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13
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
In the entry for
5/232 WISBECH OLD MARKET
The address shall be amended to read
WISBECH OLD MARKET
WISBECH OLD MARKET
TF 4509 9
5/232 No. 32
House built 1723, dated rainwater head. Side entrance to east
later in C18, raised to two storeys in C19. Local red brick
with stone bands and plinth band, and rusticated quoins from
first floor. Three storeys and basement. Four end stacks,
parapet to each elevation with stone coping and two brick panels
to north and south elevations. Two, twelve-paned, slightly
recessed hung sash windows in cambered gauged brick arches with
stone cills; two similar, but larger windows at ground floor and
first floor. Side entrance approached by stone steps with iron
railings. Round-headed, moulded, stone architrave with lion
masks, six-panelled door with patterned fanlight. Brick pier
with stone cap, urn finial and plinth terminating boundary wall
to east. Interior has very fine original open-string staircase
with carved brackets to newels with volutes and leaf swags;
carved leaf ornament to stair risers. Panelled doors; raised
and fielded panelling and cornices.
VCH Cambs, p.243.
NMR (C. Godfrey, Wisbech Collection), 1982.
Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.499.
Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.
Listing NGR: TF4597809801
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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