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Tan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0768 / 52°4'36"N

Longitude: -0.0578 / 0°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 533197

OS Northings: 243823

OS Grid: TL331438

Mapcode National: GBR K78.Q6J

Mapcode Global: VHGN9.Y299

Entry Name: Tan House

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52477

Location: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth

Built-Up Area: Bassingbourn

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bassingbourn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 3243 BASSINGBOURN-CUM-KNEESWORTH SOUTH END
(East Side)
20/72
No. 15
22.11.67 (Tan House)

II

House. Late C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Red brick with burnt headers,
timber-frame plastered and exposed. Red plain tiled roof. Two storeys with
attic and lower ranges to rear forming an L-plan. West elevation: Wooden
modillioned eaves cornice, exposed timber-frame at first floor. Doorway to
left of centre with fluted pilasters and Doric entablature, five-panelled door
and rectangular fanlight. One C19 hung sash canted bay window to left hand
and one sixteen-paned flush-framed hung sash window to right hand; three first
floor twelve-paned hung sash; windows. Three gabled casement dormer windows.
South gable wall red brick with plinth, bands at first floor and eaves level;
parapet gable with panelled brick chimney with moulded brick at its junction
(qv Manor Farmhouse, North End, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth). Interior:
Moulded inter-secting ceiling beams to kitchen, and cased ceiling beams, C17
panelling reset, late C17 bolection moulded panelling in south room and
painted panel over the chimney piece, a copy of C.D. Agar's portrait of Thomas
Wentworth 3rd Earl of Strafford (RCHM). Original staircase to attics.

RCHM Report 1950
VCH Vol VIII p.15


Listing NGR: TL3319743823

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