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1716 House

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0962 / 52°5'46"N

Longitude: 0.2751 / 0°16'30"E

OS Eastings: 555939

OS Northings: 246648

OS Grid: TL559466

Mapcode National: GBR MB5.JCV

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.QK8X

Plus Code: 9F4237WG+F2

Entry Name: 1716 House

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51963

Location: Linton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Linton

Built-Up Area: Linton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Linton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(South-East Side)

15/149 No. 18 (1716 House)



House, formerly divided into three cottages. Early and late C17 with mantel
beam carved 'Thomas Toft (c.1660) sett et' including structure of medieval
building; date 1716 was formerly inscribed on front elevation when two
cottages were joined at south-west to form L-plan. Timber-framed and
plastered with thatched roofs. Plastered plinth. Red brick ridge stack with
two diagonal shafts, and rear stack. Two storeys, L-plan with cellars.
Three ground floor, and three first floor horizontal sliding sash windows.
Four-panelled door in lobby entry position and fixed light window to right
hand blocking an earlier door. Interior: One truss remains to tie beam
height of earlier building, reused floor joists, stop-chamfered ceiling
beams. Remnant of linen fold panelling recorded by Dr Palmer (d.1939) in
1912. Carved mantel beam to stack built by Thomas Toft, church warden
c.1660; cellar possibly of same date of stone and brick. Sealed mullioned
window in west wall. The property was owned by the Toft family from

R.C.H.M. Report 1951
Millicent and Paris Maps 1600. Pembroke College

Listing NGR: TL5593946648

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