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Fern Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.08 / 52°4'47"N

Longitude: -0.0603 / 0°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 533020

OS Northings: 244176

OS Grid: TL330441

Mapcode National: GBR K78.HLJ

Mapcode Global: VHGN3.XZ0C

Entry Name: Fern Cottage

Listing Date: 5 May 1981

Last Amended: 4 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52459

Location: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth

Built-Up Area: Bassingbourn

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bassingbourn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(East Side)
5.5.81 No 26
(Fern Cottage)
(formerly listed
as Nos 24 and 26)


Cottage. Circa 1500 with C17 and late C17 alterations and additions, C19 and
C20 alterations and renovation. Timber-framed and plastered, red pantiled
roof and red brick ridge stack. One storey and attic. Original three unit
plan with open all of one bay, extended by one bay to east and with modern
outshut on east and north sides. Two C20 doors, one casement window to left
hand and one canted hung sash bay window. Three flat roofed dormer windows
with casements. Interior: Substantial timber-frame exposed in floored bay of
west room with evidence for one of perhaps two doors in east closed truss of
hall. Evidence also of open hall in smoke blackened timbers of west closed
truss. Chimney stacks and floor frame to hall C17. Staircase with flat
balusters and faceted finials to newel posts. Late C17 replacement roof.
Original first floor blocked mullioned window. The building is similar in
plan to No 15 North End, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth.

Listing NGR: TL3302044176

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

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