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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eltisley, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2205 / 52°13'13"N

Longitude: -0.1428 / 0°8'34"W

OS Eastings: 526966

OS Northings: 259652

OS Grid: TL269596

Mapcode National: GBR J43.LQY

Mapcode Global: VHGMH.GGW4

Plus Code: 9C4X6VC4+5V

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51157

Location: Eltisley, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Eltisley

Built-Up Area: Eltisley

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Eltisley St Pandionia and St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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House. Dated 'ID 1612 ED', on lintel to blocked door, built for James
Disbrowe (d.1638) and his wife Elizabeth. Exposed timber-frame with plain
tile roofs and plastered plinth. Two storeys and attics; main range with
integral crosswing to south, gabled stair turret in angle of rear elevation
with blocked entrance; main entrance in original cross passage position.
Lower range to south, partly enclosing the crosswing, originally single
storeyed. Rendered bay window to full height of north elevation, a restored
original feature. East elevation. Close-studded timber-frame with internal
bracing and bressumers at floor levels; crosswing jettied at eaves height
with side purlin roof. Window replacements in original openings; two ground
floor, three first floor and one attic casement windows with one original
ovolo-moulded mullioned six-light window at first floor. Boarded door.
Interior. Spiral staircase with octagonal newel post, framed ceilings with
primary and secondary cross-beams with ovolo-moulding and chamfered detail,
Blocked doorways (RCHM) suggest original arrangement of rooms. Two large
open hearths. Large ponds to the south are thought to be part of a water
garden. R.C.H.M. mon.17.

R.C.H.M. West Cambs., p92, mon.2 Plate 77
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p338

Listing NGR: TL2696659652

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