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12, the Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48235

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
6/36 No. 12
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;
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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