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Briar Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Holywell, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3187 / 52°19'7"N

Longitude: -0.0345 / 0°2'4"W

OS Eastings: 534069

OS Northings: 270775

OS Grid: TL340707

Mapcode National: GBR K4D.Q3F

Mapcode Global: VHGLZ.CZ4C

Entry Name: Briar Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54029

Location: Holywell-cum-Needingworth, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE27

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Holywell-cum-Needingworth

Built-Up Area: Holywell

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Holywell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

HOLYWELL-CUM-NEERDINGWORTH BACK LANE
1.
5140
(north side)
Holywell
TL 37 SW 7/28 Briar Cottage
II GV
2.
Cottage dated 1635 on plaster inset in chimney, recently removed. Two unit plan,
possibly originally larger. One-storey and attic. Timber-frame rough-cast, thatched
roof. Parapet gable of two inch local brick and end stack to right hand. Two gabled
dormers with horizontal sliding sash windows with glazing bars. Three ground-floor
windows of varying sizes with glazing bars. Plank door. External stack to left hand
gable where remaining part of cottage was demolished for weather-boarded studio with
pantile roof built in 1920 by the Kings, local water colourists.
Interior: Large inglenook hearth with two 'salt' recesses. Stop chamfered ceiling
beams; enclosed staircase.


Listing NGR: TL3406970775

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

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