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The Olde House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Histon, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2511 / 52°15'3"N

Longitude: 0.1063 / 0°6'22"E

OS Eastings: 543882

OS Northings: 263520

OS Grid: TL438635

Mapcode National: GBR L6P.X9F

Mapcode Global: VHHJW.SPK6

Plus Code: 9F427424+CG

Entry Name: The Olde House

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Last Amended: 22 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50602

Location: Histon, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Histon

Built-Up Area: Histon

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Histon St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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The following item: HISTON Station Road
(south side)
14/54 Nos 46 and 52

shall be amended HISTON Station Road
to read (south side)
Nos 46 to 52


(West Side)

14/54 No. 2 (The Olde

31.8.62 (formerly listed as No 2
under Cambridge Road)


House. Early C16 and C17. Timber frame cased in local red
brick coursed in English bond, with later brick repairs. Plain
tile roofs. Two storeys, L-plan with gabled, two storey later
C17 addition in angle. Parapet gables; gable to left hand with
stack and two rebuilt diagonal shafts, embattled decoration at
point where wall is reduced in thickness and possibly at height
of original timber frame. Large rear stack with three diagonal
shafts. Main elevation; sawtooth eaves cornice, rebuilt
plinth, chamfered reveals to original openings with square
headed arches and drip moulds, altered with three first floor
and three ground floor casement windows. Door with studded
moulding, C17, similar door resited inside. Interior, C16 floor
frames to rear wing, C17 to front range. Two large inglenook
hearths and first floor hearth, C17 panelling resited for C19
staircase in cross-passage. Side purlin roof with windbraces.
Ovolo-moulded mullion window in north west gable.

Listing NGR: TL4388263520

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