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International Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0972 / 52°5'49"N

Longitude: 0.2755 / 0°16'31"E

OS Eastings: 555965

OS Northings: 246760

OS Grid: TL559467

Mapcode National: GBR MB5.JGT

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.QKH4

Entry Name: International Stores

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51936

Location: Linton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Linton

Built-Up Area: Linton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Linton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)

15/122 Nos. 33
22.11.67 (International
Stores) and 35


Large shop and dwelling part formerly an inn. Late C15 and late C17 with mid
C18 and late C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed and plastered,
painted C18 and C19 brick. Slate roof hipped to street elevation and pantile
roofs. Gault brick end stack to left hand, red brick ridge stack and two
rear stacks. Two storeys with attics and cellars. Eleven 'bays' to street
elevation with main C17 central range of five 'bays' refenes.trated in mid C18
incorporating C15 range to north-west and cartway, late C19 extension of
three 'bays' to south-east. Central five 'bays' with moulded eaves cornice,
band between floors and brick plinth, has main entrance approached by three
stone steps with double panelled-doors and wooden doorcase with paired reeded
columns, panelled reveals and dentil enrichment to cornice. Doorways to
south-west and north-east. Six ground floor twelve-paned hung sash windows
in segmental arches now blocked as blind windows and one four-paned hung sash
window to right hand. Nine windows and two blind first floor windows include
seven twelve-paned hung sash windows. Four flat roofed dormer windows, two
with casements and two with horizontal sliding sashes. Rear wings with stair
turret and extensions. Range to north-east has a surviving one and a half
timber-framed bays of the Griffin Inn, jettied to the south-west, (qv
Chaundlers), which faced the original open market. A ground floor room has
wall paintings of a repeat pattern of floral enriched quatrefoils. The
property was owned by weavers and drapers in the C18, by Thos Maris a collar
maker in 1792, from 1840 by J Tyler a grocer and draper; in 1858 it became
Holttums general store. The inn was closed in 1860 when the market ceased.

W.M. Palmer and Morley Photographic Collection. CC
W.M. Palmer, 'The Antiquities of Linton', 1913. CC
W.M. Palmer, 'Wall Decoration at Linton', PCAS XXX 1928
Map of Manor of Bergham 1600. Pembroke College
R.C.H.M. Report 1951
V.C.H. Vol. VI, pp83, 96
Stevens, R.H. Linton P.C.Pub. 1982, p22 and unpublished records

Listing NGR: TL5596546760

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