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Pink Geranium Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52258

Location: Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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Listing Text

MELBOURN STATION ROAD
TL 3844
(South west side)
24/205
No. 25 (Pink
Geranium
Restaurant)
GV II


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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