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Latitude: 52.0843 / 52°5'3"N
Longitude: 0.0151 / 0°0'54"E
OS Eastings: 538169
OS Northings: 244793
OS Grid: TL381447
Mapcode National: GBR K7C.BM6
Mapcode Global: VHHKM.6WT2
Entry Name: Pink Geranium Restaurant
Listing Date: 18 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52258
Location: Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Melbourn
Built-Up Area: Melbourn
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Melbourn
Church of England Diocese: Ely
MELBOURN STATION ROAD
(South west side)
No. 25 (Pink
Cottage, now cottage and restaurant. Mid-late C17 extended on garden side
late C20. Timber framed, lathe and plaster rendered and long straw thatch
roof with original soft red brick axial ridge stack. Small later stack to
end away from road. Three bay plan with end to road, and probably a lobby
entry, but this has been removed when the cottage was extended in late C20.
One storey and attic. Two dormers. Part of the front wall to the garden has
been removed during extension. Inside: wall frame and roof are exposed.
Framing of uniform and substantial scantling with straight downward bracing,
even to partition walls, and somewhat similar to inter alia no. 6 Little Lane
(q.v.). Abutting inglenook hearths. The red brick is exposed in part and
the rest has been rendered. The roof has paired wind bracing between the
principal rafter and the purlin of the chimney bay. In 1842 the property was
owner by John Hitch and occupied by Robert Deans.
Dr. D. Mills: Technique of House Repopulation, experience from a Cambs.
Village, 1841. (Local Historian, Vol.. 13 No. 2, May 1978).
Listing NGR: TL3816944793
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