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5, Ely Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6641 / 52°39'50"N

Longitude: 0.161 / 0°9'39"E

OS Eastings: 546243

OS Northings: 309572

OS Grid: TF462095

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.ZFY

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.F9XF

Entry Name: 5, Ely Place

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48241

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 ELY PLACE
TF 4609
6/44 No. 5
GV II

Terrace house built c.1797, part of the planned circus of the
Castle Estate designed and built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752,
d.1827). Local brown brick; slate roof with side stack. Three
storeys with basement, four 'bays'. Stone coping to parapet and
cill band. Windows all recessed hung sashes with four panes
except one twelve-paned at ground floor, in cambered gauged red
brick arches and stone cills. Three second floor, one first
floor, and one ground floor blind windows. Wooden doorcase with
broken pediment, half-round fluted pilasters, six-panelled door
with radial glazing bars to fanlight. Royal, fire insurance
plaque.
NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982.
A.A. Oldham, Fire Marks, 1955, W. & F. flus.
Colvin, p.286,1954.
VCH Cambs, p.242.
G. Annis, A History of Wisbech Castle, 1977.
Walker and Craddock, p.278, History of Wisbech, 1849.
Watson, prints, History of Wisbech, 1827.


Listing NGR: TF4624309572

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