History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Chestnut Farmhouse and Former Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Elton, Cambridgeshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.5328 / 52°31'58"N

Longitude: -0.4016 / 0°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 508516

OS Northings: 293971

OS Grid: TL085939

Mapcode National: GBR GYR.19V

Mapcode Global: VHFNC.0L0Q

Entry Name: Chestnut Farmhouse and Former Shop

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54897

Location: Elton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Elton

Built-Up Area: Elton

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Elton

Church of England Diocese: Ely

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

In the entry for:-

(north side)

15/89 No. 2 (Chestnut Farmhouse)
and former shop

The third sentence shall be amended to read:- "Coursed limestone rubble with
freestone and ashlar dressings, C19 rock faced limestone with collyweston stone
slated roofs and C19 plain tiled roof."


TL 0893
(North Side)
15/89 No. 2 (Chestnut
Farmhouse) and
former shop
Farmhouse, and shop to east. Dated '1740 RJM' on oval plaque below eaves;
c.1880 butcher's shop replacing service range with original shop. Coursed
limestone rubble with freestone and ashlar dressings, C19 rock faced limestone
with Collyweston stone slated roofs and C19 red pantiled roof. Two storeys
and attic, symmetrical facade of three 'bays'. Parapet gables with chamfered
copings and ashlar end stacks. Wooden, moulded eaves cornice. Four-panelled
door with rectangular fanlight; two ground floor casement windows with wooden
lintels and three similar first floor windows. Fire insurance plaque above.
first floor window. Quoin stone inscribed 'John Read 1771'. Single storey
shop to east with two paired two-light windows and two paired sixteen-paned
hung sash windows with gabled roof above and mock timber-frame and tracery.
Shop entrance and two windows forming three equal bays in wide two-centred
east gable archway, both windows with drop shutters. Interior of farmhouse;
boxed ceiling beams, sealed hearths, C18 cornice to western room, C18
panelling to central stairs and two-panelled doors.

Clark, A. Photographic Collection _

Listing NGR: TL0851693971

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.