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11, the Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6641 / 52°39'50"N

Longitude: 0.1597 / 0°9'34"E

OS Eastings: 546149

OS Northings: 309560

OS Grid: TF461095

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z2C

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F98H

Entry Name: 11, the Crescent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48234

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 THE CRESCENT
TF 4609
6/35 No. 11
GV II

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, side stack. Three storeys and basement; two
'bays', Stone coping to parapet, and bands at first and second
floors. One sixteen-paned, and one twelve-paned recessed hung
sash windows at second floor in cambered gauged red brick arches
and stone cills. Two larger first floor windows and one ground
floor window without glazing bars in similar openings. Entrance
to right hand approached by two stone steps with six-panelled
door and fanlight with patterned glazing bars in double recessed
round-headed arch of gauged brick. Interior has original
staircase with patterned wooden panels to balustrade of small
storage landing.
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: TF4614909560

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