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18, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1141 / 52°6'50"N

Longitude: 0.0573 / 0°3'26"E

OS Eastings: 540967

OS Northings: 248198

OS Grid: TL409481

Mapcode National: GBR L8C.H8Z

Mapcode Global: VHHKM.Y444

Entry Name: 18, High Street

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52117

Location: Foxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Foxton

Built-Up Area: Foxton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Foxton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 4048 FOXTON HIGH STREET
(South east side)

18/69 No. 18(formerly
22.11.67 listed as Tumble Twist
Cottage)

GV II


House. c.1550 for John Fuller with alterations of c.1660. Timber frame,
partly exposed in gable end to road, but mostly plaster rendered. Tiled roof
with original moulded barge-boarding and pendant to gable end. Red brick
side stack to rear wall, c.1660, with stepped offsets and two partly rebuilt
octagonal stacks with moulded brick caps and octagonal bases. Later stack to
south gable end. Two storeys. Front wall originally had mid C16 window
openings with moulded mullions. Three mid-late C20 casements at first
floor. Originally three doorways in four centred arches at ground floor, now
replaced by modern doorways. Rear wall retains part of one mid C16 window
with moulded mullions. Inside: original plan of three bays and two rooms.
The partition wall is carried up from ground floor to the roof space. The
parlour has intersecting main beams carved with running foliate ornament to
the chamfer and three roll mouldings to the soffit. c.1660 fireplace
possibly a replacement. The pey holes in the middle rail and wall plate
indicate that there was studwork originally which was removed when the
chimney was inserted. Red brick with four centred arch, ovolo moulded.
There is a similar fireplace at first floor. The adjoining room has exposed
stop chamfered joists, laid flat. The framing is of close set studwork with
downward wall bracing. The main posts have jowled heads. Both first floor
chambers were open to the roof which is of clasped side purlin construction
width paired wind bracing.

R.C.H.M.: Record Card (1950)
Rowland Parker: The Common Stream


Listing NGR: TL4096748198

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