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Berry House

A Grade II Listed Building in Over, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3165 / 52°18'59"N

Longitude: 0.0152 / 0°0'54"E

OS Eastings: 537460

OS Northings: 270617

OS Grid: TL374706

Mapcode National: GBR K4G.QNP

Mapcode Global: VHHJN.61WJ

Plus Code: 9F428288+H3

Entry Name: Berry House

Listing Date: 29 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50850

Location: Over, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Over

Built-Up Area: Over

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Over St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(South West Side)

10/103 No. 41 (Berry House)


House, 1723 but possibly of earlier origin. C19 alterations.
Yellow gault brick with red brick details to quoins, bands and
door and window openings. Steeply pitched tiled roof with
tumbled end parapets on kneelers. Gable end mock stacks with
red brick rustication to the qoins, and two stacks in rear wall,
one between front and kitchen ranges. Dentil eaves cornice.
Main range with stair-turret at rear and kitchen wing, forming
an L-plan. Two storeys and attic. Two dormers. Range of four
flush frame hung sashes of twelve panes each in segmental arches
with open boxing. Three windows at ground floor including two
tripartite hung sashes c.1930, and an original hung sash window
opening. Off-centre doorway with early C19 reeded doorcase and
flat hood. Above the front door is a brick inscribed 1723.
Right hand gable end has red brick diaper work and a blocked
1723 window opening. The kitchen wing has some earlier
brickwork but is mostly C19. Interior: There are opposing
front and rear doorways and an early C19 staircase screen with
similar detail to the doorcase. The open-well staircase is 1723
and of two flights and a landing. Urn shaped balusters with
toads back rail, and larger similar balusters to the newels.
There is no evidence for hearths in the gable ends at either
ground or first floor. There are however hearths in the rear
wall. The right hand ground floor room has an inglenook and an
abutting hearth to the kitchen, restored. The roof is of
staggered butt-purlin construction. The house is probably on
the site of the manor house.
L. Munby. Fen and Upland

Listing NGR: TL3746070617

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