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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163386
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52477
Location: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
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
TL 3243 BASSINGBOURN-CUM-KNEESWORTH SOUTH END
22.11.67 (Tan House)
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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