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32, Old Market

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48439

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

In the entry for
5/232 WISBECH OLD MARKET
(west side)
No 32
(Sulehay House)
The address shall be amended to read

WISBECH OLD MARKET
(North side)

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WISBECH OLD MARKET
TF 4509 9
(West Side)
5/232 No. 32
(Sulehay House)
GV II*

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

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