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Latitude: 52.2209 / 52°13'15"N
Longitude: 0.1679 / 0°10'4"E
OS Eastings: 548183
OS Northings: 260292
OS Grid: TL481602
Mapcode National: GBR M8H.M8J
Mapcode Global: VHHK3.VFLS
Entry Name: Ditton Hall
Listing Date: 31 August 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127399
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50574
Location: Fen Ditton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB5
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Fen Ditton
Built-Up Area: Fen Ditton
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Fen Ditton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 4860-4960 FEN DITTON HIGH STREET
18/23 Ditton Hall
House. c.1635 possibly built for Thomas Willys incoporating the
main range of an early C15 building with upper hall. Red brick,
timber-frame, and C19 gault brick. Plain tile roofs. Two
storeys with attics, irregular U-plan includes surviving wing
and stair turret of a symmetrical planned house partly
demolished c.1820. (Reconstruction R.C.H.M. Relhan C.A.S. water
colours). Garden facade of three 'bays'; three Dutch gables,
two with flat tops flanking central round-headed gable,
ogee-moulded brick string at first floor and attic floor,
plinth. Three first floor and two ground floor C19 hung sash
windows and three two-light attic casement windows with original
brick labels. Central late C19 closed porch with glazed garden
doors and shaped parapet masks one bay of original three bay
loggia with brick pilasters, elliptical arches with brick keys.
Main entrance resited in south facade. Interior detailed in
R.C.H.M. report, includes fine C17 staircase of six flights,
panelling and chimney pieces, the wall frames and open trusses
of the C15 upper hall with traces of later painted decoration.
R.C.H.M.: East Cambs pp 52, 53, mon. 2.
Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3525, p. 764.
Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3526, p. 834.
Harrison, R. Hist of Fen Ditton, 1956. C.C.
Relhan, R. (1754-1823) watercolour S.W. view. C.A.S. Collection
Listing NGR: TL4818360292
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