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97, 99, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.082 / 52°4'55"N

Longitude: 0.015 / 0°0'53"E

OS Eastings: 538168

OS Northings: 244547

OS Grid: TL381445

Mapcode National: GBR K7C.JKT

Mapcode Global: VHHKM.6XRS

Entry Name: 97, 99, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52230

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 HIGH STREET
TL 3844
(South east side)
24/179 Nos. 97, 99
(formerly listed as
22.11.67 nos. 125, 127, 129)

GV II


Row of three houses. Early C18 in origin but roof raised and first floor
added early C19. Parallel range added at rear also early C19. Timber frame
roughcast rendered and low pitch, slate roof hipped at corner. Red brick
stack at right angles to the ridge. Early C18 cottage of lobby entry plan
and probably three bays. Subdivided and extended early C19 so that return
now to Meeting Lane. Two storeys. Nos. 97 and 99 retain their early C19
facade, except for roughcast replacing incised plaster. Five, flush frame,
sixteen pane hung sashes at first floor. Six similar windows at ground floor
and two original doorways. Moulded architraves and panelled doors'with
narrow shaped hoods on cut brackets. The two windows to the right hand and
part of No. 1 Meeting Lane are replacement hung sashes. Originally there was
a shop window and the doorway has been blocked and a rear doorway made in
Meeting Lane (c.1920) reusing the old doorcase. The early C19 parallel rear
range is also timber framed and slated. Inside: Red brick inglenook hearth
and framing of slender scantling with some larger, reused timber. The
original wall plate is visible. Also including no. 1, Meeting Lane.

Dr. D. Mills: Social and Demographic Study of Melbourn (Archives: 1976 Vol.
XIII No. 55)
Dr. D. Mills: Quality of Life in Melbourn, Cambs. in the period 1000-50
(International Review of Social History Vol. XXIII, 1978 part
3).
Photograph: Private Collection


Listing NGR: TL3816844547

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