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The Homestead

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2971 / 52°17'49"N

Longitude: -0.037 / 0°2'13"W

OS Eastings: 533959

OS Northings: 268367

OS Grid: TL339683

Mapcode National: GBR K4L.X2B

Mapcode Global: VHGM5.9JSD

Entry Name: The Homestead

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50976

Location: Fen Drayton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fen Drayton

Built-Up Area: Fen Drayton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fen Drayton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 3268-3368 FEN DRAYTON HIGH STREET
(East Side)

13/67 The Homestead
31.8.62

GV II*


House. Early C16 and c.1730. Dark red brick, rubbed brick and
limestone dressings. Plain tile roofs. Two storeys with attics
and basements; rear wing part of original timber framed building
on site. Five symmetrical 'bays'. Main entrance approached by
semi circular stone steps; eight-panelled door shaped to
segmental arch with dentil enriched pedimented wooden doorcase.
Five first floor and two ground floor original twelve-paned hung
sash windows shaped to segmental rubbed brick arches with stone
key blocks and sills; two windows to right hand of door with
similar details are C20 replacements of C19 inserted three-light
hung sash windows. Plinth, and brick band between floors.
Shaped gable parapets with limestone copings and stone dressings
to end stacks. Two blind basement windows. Interior. Original
hall and parlour plan with complete rooms of raised and fielded
pine panelling, doors and doorcases. Some original chimney
pieces and flanking cupboards, very fine open string staircase
rising to attic floors. Moulded ceiling cornices with dentil
enrichment. The house is said to have been built for a corn
merchant.
R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes), 1950
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.385


Listing NGR: TL3395668359

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