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Latitude: 52.6645 / 52°39'52"N
Longitude: 0.1599 / 0°9'35"E
OS Eastings: 546161
OS Northings: 309607
OS Grid: TF461096
Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z3J
Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F9C5
Entry Name: 6, Union Place
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126607
English Heritage Legacy ID: 48467
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
WISBECH UNION PLACE
6/260 No. 6
Terrace house built c.1800 (later than No. 4) occupying a corner
position beside the Congregational chapel in Castle Square, 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;
slate roof; side stack. Three storeys and basement with
symmetrical three bays to Union Place. Painted stone cill band
and rendered plinth. Two, second floor, sixteen-paned recessed
hung sash windows in cambered, red gauged brick arches flanking
central blind window with brick panel. Three similar but larger
first floor and ground floor windows with twelve-paned hung sash
window above entrance. Wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters
and broken pediment, plain round-headed fanlight and five-
panelled door. Interior has an original six-panelled door and
sunk-panelled chimney piece.
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: TF4616109607
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