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Reed Cottage thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Leverington, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.677 / 52°40'37"N

Longitude: 0.1367 / 0°8'12"E

OS Eastings: 544557

OS Northings: 310953

OS Grid: TF445109

Mapcode National: GBR L1P.5CV

Mapcode Global: WHJP9.2ZD3

Plus Code: 9F42M4GP+RM

Entry Name: Reed Cottage thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Last Amended: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48095

Location: Leverington, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Town: Fenland

Civil Parish: Leverington

Built-Up Area: Wisbech

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Leverington St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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6/22 (East Side)

23.6.52 Thatched Cottage and
Reed Cottage (formerly
listed as House on east
side of Church Road
about 350 yds south of


House of hall and crosswing plan probably early C17 with later C17 crosswing added to
the north. Red brick, mainly English bond with moulded brick to upper edge of
thickened ground floor wall. Thatched roof with tumbled gable end parapets and ridge
stack at junction of hall and crosswing. Two storeys. Band to front gable end of
crosswing carried over window opening as drip mould. First floor of hall and south
crosswing has three modern windows, one with cut bricks to splayed reveals, and one
small three light casement, now blocked, with ovolo mullions. Three modern windows at
ground floor and doorway to a lobby entry. C19 boarded door. Main beams of hall are
moulded but without stops and are possibly reused. C17 joists laid on edge. South
crosswing has original joists of large scantling, laid flat. Inglenook to the hall
with herring-bone patten brickwork and pointed arches to bread oven and spice and salt
cupboards. North crosswing also red brick. Thatched roof with tumbled gable end
parapets and an end stack. Band between two storeys and at eaves height. Five
windows and two doorways, all C20.

Listing NGR: TF4455710953

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