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A Grade II Listed Building in Comberton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1851 / 52°11'6"N

Longitude: 0.0208 / 0°1'14"E

OS Eastings: 538248

OS Northings: 256017

OS Grid: TL382560

Mapcode National: GBR L7C.S3Q

Mapcode Global: VHHK7.9BVR

Entry Name: Dormers

Listing Date: 31 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51663

Location: Comberton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Comberton

Built-Up Area: Comberton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Comberton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(South Side)

9/45 No. 2 (Dormers)


Cottage. Early-mid C16 and two later enlargements of C17 and C18.
Timber-framed, plaster and roughcast rendered, and reed thatched roofs.
Original ridge stack of narrow, red brick, broad mortar courses, and rebuilt
upper courses of grey brick. Original cottage of three bay, lobby entry
plan, extended by a fourth bay to one end probably in C17. One storey and
attic. Three dormers. Three casements and doorway in original location
opposite the stack. In the rear wall an early C19 horizontall sliding sash
with segmental arched top panes. Bread oven projects from rear wall. At the
rear is an outhouse or service wing, originally detached, now converted to
living and linked to the C16 cottage. Timber-framed, plaster rendered and
reed thatched with single flue stack of grey brick, probably early C19. One
storey and attic. Two dormers. Three ground floor casements and originally
two doors, one now blocked. Inside: Timber-framing of C16 cottage of
heavy, uniform scantling similar to that of C16 bay at No. 69 Swaynes Lane
(qv). Floor frame of one end bay exposed. Broad stop-chamfered main beam
with unmoulded joists laid on edge. The main beam in the centre room has
leaf stop chamfered main beam. Abutting inglenook hearths. Roof trusses of
through-purlin type and original half-hipping to ends. Jowelled heads to
principal posts. The late C17 single bay addition to the end has timbers of
slender scantling.

R.C.H.M. West Cambs., mon.(10)

Listing NGR: TL3824856017

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

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