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The Elms

A Grade II Listed Building in Wothorpe, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6428 / 52°38'34"N

Longitude: -0.4784 / 0°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 503049

OS Northings: 306097

OS Grid: TF030060

Mapcode National: GBR FVY.CTT

Mapcode Global: WHGLX.MTCT

Entry Name: The Elms

Listing Date: 24 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50502

Location: St. Martin's Without, Peterborough, PE9

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: St. Martin's Without

Built-Up Area: Wothorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

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Listing Text

1.
5141 WOTHORPE THE FIRST DRIFT
The Elms
(Priory College)
TF 00 NW 1/706
II
2.
On the common boundary of the Parishes of St Martin's Without and Wothorpe.
Built circa 1850 and possibly by the architect E Browning for himself. Large
Gothic style house with some re-used imported medieval fragments. Collyweston
stone roof. Asymmetrical and gabled. Two storeys. Right hand projects with
gable incorporated into truncated stair tower with shouldered lancets and
with central first floor stone Gothic oriel, Romanesque doorway with one order
of shafts and to right 3 small lancets 2 with re-used Norman heads with zigzag
carving. Set back to right is a single storey lean-to with re-used 3-light
Perpendicular traceried window.
To left gabled semi-dormer and 2 projecting asymmetrical gables, one incorporating
chimney stack with terracotta shafts. Stone mullion windows, some are re-used
medieval traceried windows.
Two storeyed canted bay on south-west end. Gabled north-west side with Gothic
windows.
Interior: the hall, vestibule, library and lining hall have coffered timber
ceilings. The hall has a dado with re-used medieval traceried panels and
a frieze (C15) a Jacobean style screen and a staircase with twisted balusters
and pierced string with consoles. The library has fine carved medieval (and
C16?) panels and pilasters reworked into Victorian panelling, and Victorian
stencilled walls.


Listing NGR: TF0304906097

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

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