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Avenells Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1556 / 52°9'19"N

Longitude: -0.1911 / 0°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 523846

OS Northings: 252350

OS Grid: TL238523

Mapcode National: GBR J4T.SLC

Mapcode Global: VHGMV.M2VW

Entry Name: Avenells Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Last Amended: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52711

Location: Gamlingay, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG19

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Gamlingay

Built-Up Area: Gamlingay

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Gamlingay St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 2352 (North side)

Avenells Farmhouse
22.11.67 (formerly listed as No 27)


House. C16 and mid C17. Timber framed, plaster rendered and plain tiled
roofs. Red brick ridge stack, C17, rebuilt in part. Plan of double ended
hall house. Two storey main range C16 but much altered mid-late C17. Two C19
six pane first floor hung sashes and one of twelve panes at ground floor.
Doorway in original location with early C19 pedimented doorcase with dentilled
cornice but with some modern repairs. Modern panelled door. West crosswing
C16. Two storeys. Jettied first floor now underbuilt. One flush frame hung
sash at first and ground floors. Sills remain of original fenestration in
north and west walls. East crosswing probably the service wing of two bays.
C17. Two storeys with jettied first floor now underbuilt. One hung sash to
each storey. Adjoining on east end is C17-C18 barn or outbuilding. Framed,
rendered and tiled. Interior: Main range in two bays but some rebuilding can
be seen at first floor, he roof is of butt purlin construction, mid-late
C17. The common rafters are morticed to the purlins. At ground floor a
partition divides the hall/stairbay from the hall. The staircase, C19,
incorporates splat section balusters of c.1680 in the landing balustrade. The
west crosswing roof is of clasped side purlin type, C16, with rafters of
substantial scantling, well carpentered and laid flat.

RCHM: West Cambs mon (23)
VCH: Cambs vol V

Listing NGR: TL2384652350

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