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Latitude: 52.0876 / 52°5'15"N
Longitude: 0.1798 / 0°10'47"E
OS Eastings: 549446
OS Northings: 245491
OS Grid: TL494454
Mapcode National: GBR MB7.498
Mapcode Global: VHHKQ.2SFJ
Entry Name: The Oak House
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128078
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52987
Location: Hinxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB10
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Hinxton
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Hinxton St Mary and St John
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 4845 HINXTON HIGH STREET
20/174 No. 105 (The Oak
Courthouse or woolhall converted in late C16 or later to domestic use,
restored c.1930, architect Col Elliot. Close-studded timber-frame with
plastered panels and C20 red brick nogging at ground floor. Plain tiled
roof. Ridge stack to right of centre, end stack to right hand and side stack
to rear rebuilt or partly rebuilt with dentil brick cornices. Two storeys
with inserted attic floors. Five original equal bays divided by closed truss
to two rooms at each floor with three bays to south rooms and two bays to
north, (rebuilding of west wall may be evidence for a wing or staircase).
Street elevation: Gable end jetty to left hand; main entrance in second bay
from south with plank door. Four ground floor and five first floor c.1930
iron casement windows with leaded lights. Interior: Double ogee-moulded
cross beams, defaced corbels to posts of main south room. Cambered tie beams
with hollow-chamfered solid braces and with octagonal crown posts braced to
collar purlin; plain crown posts and unmoulded tie beam to north room.
Paintings seen in south room 1951 not visible. C16 and C17 oak panelling
R.C.H.M. Report, 1951
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p221
Listing NGR: TL4944645491
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