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9, the Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.664 / 52°39'50"N

Longitude: 0.1598 / 0°9'35"E

OS Eastings: 546156

OS Northings: 309548

OS Grid: TF461095

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z2D

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F99L

Plus Code: 9F42M575+HW

Entry Name: 9, the Crescent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48232

Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

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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TF 4609
6/33 No. 9

Terrace house built c.1797 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
with irregular window pattern to street facade. Stone coped
parapet with painted stone band at first and second floor. One
sixteen-paned, first floor, and one, twelve-paned recessed hung
sash window at second floor in cambered gauged red brick arches
with stone cills. Late C19 ground floor, three-light hung sash
window with stone cornice supported on console brackets. Six-
panelled door with plain fanlight in recessed, round-headed,
gauged red brick arch, approached by two stone steps. Interior
has an open string staircase, two arches, one with reeded
NMR (C. Godfrey photographic collection of Wisbech) 1982.
Colvin, p.386, 1954.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
G. Annis, A History of Wisbech Castle, 1977.
Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.278, 1849.
Watson, prints, History of Wisbech, 1827.

Listing NGR: TF4615609548

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