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The Old Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Abington, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51863

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

TL 5248 GREAT ABINGTON HIGH STREET
(West Side)

11/19 No. 108 (The Old
Farm)

GV II


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

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

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