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59 and 61, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Somersham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3816 / 52°22'53"N

Longitude: 0.0006 / 0°0'2"E

OS Eastings: 536265

OS Northings: 277837

OS Grid: TL362778

Mapcode National: GBR K3P.LZ2

Mapcode Global: VHGLS.YDPL

Entry Name: 59 and 61, High Street

Listing Date: 4 November 1982

Last Amended: 21 October 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54170

Location: Somersham, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Somersham

Built-Up Area: Somersham

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Somersham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following building shall be removed from the list:-

TL 36 77
11/11

SOMERSHAM
HIGH STREET
(north side)
No 63
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The following entry:-

TL 36 77
11/11

SOMERSHAM
HIGH STREET
(north side)
Nos 59, 61 and 63

GV
II

shall be amended to read:-

TL 3677
11/11

SOMERSHAM
HIGH STREET
(north side)
Nos 59 and 61

II

Pair of attached cottages, part of a row of 4 cottages. Circa
late C17, remodelled and extended in circa early C19. Flemish
bond gault brick. Steeply pitched asbestos tile roof at front
with gabled ends; lower pitched slate roof at rear. Brick axial
stack. Plan: Pair of 1-room plan cottages with central axial
stack. Remodelled and rooms added at rear in circa early C19.
Part of a row of cottages including Nos 63 and 63A which have
been partly rebuilt. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Symmetrical
2-window south front. Large 16-pane sashes in flush frames in
cambered brick arch openings. Similarly arched doorways to left
and right, both with C20 doors, No 59 (right) is panelled, No 61
(left) is glazed. Two large C20 flat roof dormers. At rear (N)
No 59 to left has stretcher bond gault brick rear wall with small
horizontally sliding sash on first floor; No 61 has stuccoed rear
wall with C20 windows and door. Interior: No 61 has chamfered
axial beam without stops, unchamfered joists and large brick
fireplace with chamfered timber lintel without stops; first floor
of rear wall has exposed timber studding; roof structure largely
rebuilt. No 59's interior not inspected.

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1.
5140
TL 36 77
11/11

SOMERSHAM
HIGH STREET
(north side)
Nos 59, 61 and 63

II
GV

2.
Late C18 or early C19 row of gault brick cottages. Steeply pitched, asbestos roof,
originally thatched. Ridge stack and side stack. One-storey and attics. Four modern
flat roof dormers. Segmental headed arches to three hung sashes with glazing bars at
ground-floor. One later small shop window in moulded architrave. Similar arches to
four C19 panelled doors. One plank door to passageway at left hand.

Listing NGR: TL3626577837

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