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5, The Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6638 / 52°39'49"N

Longitude: 0.1604 / 0°9'37"E

OS Eastings: 546199

OS Northings: 309530

OS Grid: TF461095

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z8X

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F9LQ

Entry Name: 5, The Crescent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48227

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

TF 4609
6/29

WISBECH
THE CRESCENT
No. 5

GV

II
Terrace house built c.1793 in two terraces linked by pair of houses sharing common pedimented facade dated 1808 and the Weslyan Chapel, 1803 built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752, d.1827), as part of the planned circus of the Castle Estate. Local brown brick; slate roof and side stack.

Three storeys and basement; two 'bays'. Stone-coped parapet with painted stone bands at first and second floor. Two second-floor, and two larger first-floor, twelve-paned recessed hung sash windows in cambered gauged red brick arches with stone cills. Two ground-floor windows to right hand of entrance approached by two stone steps. Six-panelled door with patterned glazing bars to fanlight in painted, double recessed round headed, red gauged brick arch. Interior has original, reeded window and door architraves. Rear outshut raised to three storeys; with original canted bay window and tented roof.

NMR (C. Godfrey, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982.

Listing NGR: TF4619909530

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