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12, North Brink

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6651 / 52°39'54"N

Longitude: 0.1558 / 0°9'20"E

OS Eastings: 545886

OS Northings: 309670

OS Grid: TF458096

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.XY2

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.C8FP

Entry Name: 12, North Brink

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48346

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 NORTH BRINK
TF 4509
5/148 No. 12
GV II*

Early C18 house with early C19 alterations to original
symmetrical facade and additions to rear, linked internally to
warehouses to east. Local brown brick, reddened, with red brick
dressings. Collyweston slate roof half-hipped to east. Stacks
to west. Three storeys with service basement and vaults under
street. Five 'bays', originally with central entrance moved to
west in C19. Panelled parapet with stone copings. Five, second
floor, twelve-paned recessed hung sash windows with cambered
gauged brick arches and aprons, stone cills and painted reveals.
Five first floor full length casement windows and stone balcony
with patterned cast iron railings post 1820. Four ground floor
windows similar, but larger than second floor. C19 entrance,
approached by four stone steps with low wall, with plain lime-
stone Doric doorcase and eight-panelled door and rectangular
fanlight. Railings and gate to basement forecourt. Interior
has one good complete C18 panelled room with original doors, C18
panelled shutters and doors to basement and upper floors, other
interior details C19 including staircase.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.500.
Print of North Brink in Peckover House, c.1785.
Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.


Listing NGR: TF4588609670

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