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4, Union Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6645 / 52°39'52"N

Longitude: 0.16 / 0°9'36"E

OS Eastings: 546174

OS Northings: 309614

OS Grid: TF461096

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z4S

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F9F4

Entry Name: 4, Union Place

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48465

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

WISBECH UNION PLACE
TF 4609
6/258 No. 4
GV II

Terrace house built c.1800, one of six houses built as part of
the planned circus of the Castle Estate by Joseph Medworth
(c.1754, d.1827). Local brown brick; modern interlocking tile
roof and pantile roof. Three storeys and basement, four 'bays'
including side passage to right hand with boarded door and
painted panel in lieu of fanlight in round-headed brick arch.
Main entrance has wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters and
broken pediment, plain round-headed fanlight and six-panelled
door. Shallow parapet with stone coping. Two, second floor,
nine-paned recessed hung sash windows in cambered, gauged red
brick arches and stone cills and two painted blind windows.
Three first floor and two ground floor twelve-paned hung sash
windows in similar openings with one painted blind window at
each storey above passage way. Painted stone cill band at first
floor. Interior has plain, original staircase, and two,
reed-panelled chimney pieces and panelled doors.
NMR (C. Godfrey, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982.
Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.502.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
Colvin, p.386, 1950.
Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.
Three Histories of Wisbech, 1827, 1849 and 1897.
G. Annis, History of Wisbech Castle, 1977.


Listing NGR: TF4617409614

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