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A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Abington, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1155 / 52°6'55"N

Longitude: 0.2359 / 0°14'9"E

OS Eastings: 553192

OS Northings: 248706

OS Grid: TL531487

Mapcode National: GBR M9Y.6H2

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.13K3

Entry Name: Gildencroft

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51857

Location: Great Abington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Great Abington

Built-Up Area: Great Abington

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Abington

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)

11/15 No. 82


Cottage. C15 with mid C16 and C17 alterations. Timber-framed and
plastered. Half hipped thatched roof. One storey and attic, three unit plan
with original floored ends. Boarded door to left hand, five ground floor
windows of various sizes with glazing bars. Large three-light ejjebrow dormer
window. Ridge stack to left of centre with upper courses of gault brick, end
stack to right hand. Interior: substantial timber-frame complete with wide
braces trenched over the studs and nailed, and interrupted tie beam to north
gable. Posts of display truss of open hall masked by plaster, tie beam and
braces removed for inserted C16 floor with roll-moulded axial beam and
joists. Square sectioned joists axially laid to north-east and iaouth-west
rooms. Large inglenook hearth with shaped head to niche, and baking oven
complete, possibly mid C17. Collar rafter roof with smoke blackened timbers
over the original hall. The cottage is sited at the junction of the former
road to Bourn Bridge from Linton marked by a stone cross noted in the C19.

Map. Gt. Abington 1687, C.R.O.

Listing NGR: TL5319248706

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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