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Well House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2514 / 52°15'5"N

Longitude: 0.2949 / 0°17'41"E

OS Eastings: 556755

OS Northings: 263952

OS Grid: TL567639

Mapcode National: GBR M88.WYY

Mapcode Global: VHHK0.2N8X

Entry Name: Well House

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49382

Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Prior

Built-Up Area: Swaffham Prior

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Prior St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 5663 SWAFFHAM PRIOR HIGH STREET
(West Side)

15/159 No 50 Well House

GV II

House, probably early C16 but possibly an open-hall. Later
alterations include the addition of a shop to the South end and
a service wing at the rear. The house was extended again in the
C19. Timber-frame on brick sill with plaster rendered walls.
Gable ends rebuilt in brick. Plain tile gable roofs, hipped to
South with a gablet. Coved eaves and early C18 ridge stack of
yellow brick with red brick quoins and string-course. End stack
is C19. Plan of three bays with a cross-passage at low end of
hall. One storey and attics. Three flat roof dormers each with
C18-C19 horizontal sliding sashes with small panes. The house
doorway is possibly on the site of the entry to the
cross-passage. It has an early C19 flat hood and a panelled
door. There is a C19 bootscraper attached to the brick sill at
the side of the door. On either side of the doorway are two
late C18 or early C19 hung sashes of sixteen panes each with
early C19 panelled shutters. The early C19 double fronted shop
has an elliptical hood of lead. The single room kitchen wing is
also timber-framed but of lighter scantling. Two storeys with a
plain tiled roof. Inside the house has hollow and roll moulded
main beams in the hall floor frame and the sites for two diamond
mullion windows.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p124, mon (13)


Listing NGR: TL5675563952

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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