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Latitude: 52.6641 / 52°39'50"N
Longitude: 0.1596 / 0°9'34"E
OS Eastings: 546146
OS Northings: 309565
OS Grid: TF461095
Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.Z12
Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F97G
Entry Name: 12, the Crescent
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126675
English Heritage Legacy ID: 48235
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 THE CRESCENT
6/36 No. 12
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;
three 'bays'. Stone coping to parapet, and bands at first and
second floors. Three, second floor, nine-paned hung sash
windows in cambered gauged red brick arches and stone cills.
Similar twelve-paned hung sash windows at first floor, and two
ground floor windows without glazing bars. Entrance to right
hand approached by two stone steps, six-panelled door and round-
headed plain fanlight in wooden doorcase of fluted pilasters
with broken pediment. Interior has original staircase,
six-panelled doors and beaten metal art nouveau chimney piece.
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: TF4614609565
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