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The Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Brington and Molesworth, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3708 / 52°22'15"N

Longitude: -0.4083 / 0°24'29"W

OS Eastings: 508460

OS Northings: 275946

OS Grid: TL084759

Mapcode National: GBR FZB.CLC

Mapcode Global: VHFP3.WN0W

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54726

Location: Brington and Molesworth, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Brington and Molesworth

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Brington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


21/7 The Gables


House formerly a farmhouse, later divided into two cottages. Early to mid C16
with C17, C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed and roughcast
rendered, painted brick with limestone rubble. C20 ridged tiled roofs. Two
storeys with single storey extensions to original half H-plan. Two mid C16
cross wings each of three timber-framed bays to east and west of main range
rebuilt possibly in early C17 (partly damaged in C20 fire with rebuilt stack);
two early C19 single storey additions with gable end stacks to north of cross
wings; infill extension to south. North elevation: Entrance and large
window in C20 flat roofed extension to left hand of main range with fixed
light window to right hand, three C20 first floor oriel windows one possibly
in position of an original window. Ridge stack to east cross wing and C20
ridge stack to main range with hipped roof. Interior: Exposed timber-frame
with carpenter's assembly marks. Roof truss to east cross wing of original
roof with C17 and C19 remodelling. Stop-chamfered ceiling beams to east cross
wing (qv The Old Manor House, and Yew Tree Cottage, Brington), and later
exposed ceiling beams. Sealed hearths, and two kitchen hearths formerly with
baking ovens.

Listing NGR: TL0846075946

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