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Latitude: 52.112 / 52°6'43"N
Longitude: 0.235 / 0°14'6"E
OS Eastings: 553142
OS Northings: 248324
OS Grid: TL531483
Mapcode National: GBR M9Y.D8M
Mapcode Global: VHHKR.153R
Entry Name: The Old Farm
Listing Date: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127721
English Heritage Legacy ID: 51863
Location: Great Abington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21
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
TL 5248 GREAT ABINGTON HIGH STREET
11/19 No. 108 (The Old
House, formerly a farmhouse. C15 with mid C16 insertions and C17 addition.
Timber-framed and plastered with exposed timber-frame in south gable.
Thatched roof. Two ridge stacks. One storey and attic. C20 boarded door in
an original four-centred arched door head to left hand in cross passage
position. Seven replacement casement windows of various sizes with leaded
lights. Three casement dormer windows. Interior: Three unit plan,
substantial timber-frame with interrupted tie beam to south gable; sealed
ground floor diamond mullioned window and evidence for other windows;
two-bay open hall with display truss removed for C16 roll-moulded ceiling
beams. Mantel beam inserted into south wall of hall possibly for a
timber-framed chimney. C19 hearth inserted in north wall. Smoke blackened
crown post roof almost complete with plain crown posts and straight braces.
Rear C17 wing with large red brick stack in chimney bay. The farmhouse was
converted into cottages in the C19 and restored in c.1930.
Map. Gt. Abington 1687, C.R.0.
Listing NGR: TL5314248324
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