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West Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrington, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1265 / 52°7'35"N

Longitude: 0.0265 / 0°1'35"E

OS Eastings: 538823

OS Northings: 249512

OS Grid: TL388495

Mapcode National: GBR L84.MJT

Mapcode Global: VHHKF.DTW6

Entry Name: West Thatch

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52094

Location: Barrington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Barrington

Built-Up Area: Barrington

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Barrington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North west side)
No. 48 (West


Cottage. c.1678. The bay to the west has been enlarged at the rear, C18.
Timber framed, plaster rendered and long straw thatch, half-hipped. Square
red brick ridge stack of two flues. Three bay and lobby entry plan. Two
storeys and attic. Three modern casements at first and ground floors.
Doorway in modern porch. Lean-to timber frame enlargement to bay at west
end, now with roof raised. Inside: Abutting inglenook hearths, one now
blocked and the other with rebuilt brickwork but original lintel having the
Hearth Tax receipts for approximately 1678 to 1682 fixed to it. Side purlin
roof and narrower chimney bay. Jowled heads to posts and downward bracing.
The cottage was occupied by members of the Pryme family in late C17.

R.C.H.M.: West Cambs. Mon. (37)

Listing NGR: TL3882349512

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

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