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Five Gables Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1622 / 52°9'43"N

Longitude: 0.0011 / 0°0'3"E

OS Eastings: 536972

OS Northings: 253433

OS Grid: TL369534

Mapcode National: GBR K6D.F3F

Mapcode Global: VHGMR.YXYB

Plus Code: 9F425262+VC

Entry Name: Five Gables Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52176

Location: Little Eversden, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Little Eversden

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Little Eversden St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Five Gables
22.11.67 Farmhouse


House. Late medieval open-hall and C17-extensions to west and south, the
latter forming a crosswing. Floor and stack inserted into the open hall.
Timber-framed, part exposed, and part rendered, and tiled roofs with ridge
stack at junction of open hall and crosswing to the south. C17 external
stack between south and west wings. Open hall of two bays with through
passage at north end. Two storeys. Floor inserted in C17. Studwork and
downward wall bracing. Modern fenestration. Crosswing of four bays. Two
storeys and attic. Exposed framing of close studwork and downward bracing.
Restored original window openings. Two leaded light casements, one with
original mullions and a hung sash at first floor. Four leaded light
casements at ground floor. Interior: open hall has crown-post roof with four
way upward and downward bracing. The tie beam is arch braced and has ogee
moulding which is carried down the wall posts. The roof is wind braced, has
the mortices for a louvre, and is smoke blackened. The inserted ceiling in
the hall has a main beam with a moulding of a hollow and two ovolos. The
south crosswing has two rooms, each with the ceiling divided by intersecting
main beams. There is some reset early C17 panelling.

R.C.H.M.: West Cambs. Mon. (5)

Listing NGR: TL3697253433

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