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Latitude: 52.097 / 52°5'49"N
Longitude: 0.2761 / 0°16'33"E
OS Eastings: 556005
OS Northings: 246740
OS Grid: TL560467
Mapcode National: GBR MB5.JM8
Mapcode Global: VHHKR.QKS9
Entry Name: Bull House
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Last Amended: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 51968
Location: Linton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21
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
HIGH STREET (Southeast Side)
Nos. 40 and 42 (Bull House)
(Formerly listed as Nos 40, 42 and 44)
House, formerly the Bull Inn, now two dwellings. c.1700. Red brick, painted front and side elevations, timber-framed and plastered gables to rear. Plain tiled roofs. Two storeys with attics and cellars, irregular double pile plan with roof hipped to street and forming three parallel gables to rear. Moulded wooden eaves cornice, band between floors raised over former staircase window in rear elevation and plinth. Ridge stack to left of centre, side stack to right hand and two rear stacks. Symmetrical facade of five 'bays'. Six-panelled door with wooden doorcase, four flush-framed twelve-paned hung sash windows and five similar first floor windows. There were formerly three hipped dormer windows. The Black Bull, recorded in 1694 and where the Turnpike Trustees met in 1767, became one of the first private schools in Linton in 1777.
Palmer, M W The Antiquities of Linton. 1913
Stevens, R L Linton, P.C. Pub. p35 1982
V.C.H. Vol. VI, p83
R.C.H.M. Report 1951
Millicent and Paris Maps. Pembroke College
Listing NGR: TL5600546740
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