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Bolebec Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2397 / 52°14'22"N

Longitude: 0.2781 / 0°16'41"E

OS Eastings: 555648

OS Northings: 262607

OS Grid: TL556626

Mapcode National: GBR M8F.K48

Mapcode Global: VHHJZ.RYWZ

Plus Code: 9F4267QH+V6

Entry Name: Bolebec Cottage

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49425

Location: Swaffham Bulbeck, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Bulbeck

Built-Up Area: Swaffham Bulbeck

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Bulbeck St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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16/126 No. 33 (Bolebec


House, dated 1587 on overmantel in ground floor rear room.
Timber-framed, exposed in gable end with rendered infill. Plain
tiled steeply pitched roof with original ridge stack of gault
brick with recessed panel to base. Originally a three bay
parlour wing to a hall, now demolished. Two storeys and attic,
with the first floor jettied. Gable end has one C20 window to
each floor but the ground floor window is flanked by two,
three-light windows with original ovolo mullions. The framing
is of substantial scantling and there are curved downward braces
from the corner posts to the sill. Inside. The ceilings of the
front and rear rooms are carried on prick posts with moulded
heads. The inglenook at the rear has an overmantel of clunch in
three bays divided by short pilasters. The end bays have the
initials W.C. and S.C. and the centre bay the date 1587. There
is some original panelling with a frieze in the rear room. An
upper room has a main beam with ovolo moulding and an original
fireplace of clunch, now badly worn. The roof is of clasped,
through purlin construction. The middle rail in the North side
wall has the mortices for the floor frame of the hall.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p107, mon (15)

Listing NGR: TL5564862607

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