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62, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Orwell, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.135 / 52°8'6"N

Longitude: -0.0038 / 0°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 536723

OS Northings: 250405

OS Grid: TL367504

Mapcode National: GBR K6R.5VZ

Mapcode Global: VHGMY.WLCM

Entry Name: 62, High Street

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52316

Location: Orwell, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Orwell

Built-Up Area: Orwell

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Orwell St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

ORWELL HIGH STREET
TL 3650
(South side)
14/263
No. 62 (formerly
22.11.67 listed as Cottage
30 yards N.W. of
West Farm)
GV II


Cottage. Two building periods. Mid-late C16 and mid-late C17. Timber
framed, part exposed, and part rendered. Reed thatch roof with ridge stack,
the upper courses rebuilt. Single range and five bays. Two storeys. The
two bays at the east end are mid-late C16. Two storeys with jettied east
end. Exposed framing of close set studwork of uniform scantling. One
horizontal sliding sash at first floor and one at ground floor now
shuttered. Original doorway in rear wall. Mid late C17 three bays to west,
including the firebay, probably replacing part of the C16 house. Two
storeys. Three windows at first floor including two horizontal sliding
sashes and two similar windows now shuttered at ground floor. Doorway is a
later insertion. Interior: Arch braced tie beam to centre truss of mid-late
C16 bay at east end. Ceiling has joists laid flat. Main posts have jowled
heads. Side purl in roof. Mid late C17 bays have plain heads in the main
posts and roughly carpentered timbers, some retaining the bark. The
inglenook fireplace is mid-late C17 and has an early C18 bread oven and salt
cupboard. The ceiling joists are stop chamfered and laid on edge.

R.C.H.M.: West Cambs. Mon. (21)


Listing NGR: TL3672350405

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