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Latitude: 52.1519 / 52°9'6"N
Longitude: -0.1924 / 0°11'32"W
OS Eastings: 523769
OS Northings: 251939
OS Grid: TL237519
Mapcode National: GBR J50.05T
Mapcode Global: VHGMV.M55Q
Entry Name: 53 and 55, Mill Street
Listing Date: 3 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163775
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52744
Location: Gamlingay, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG19
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Gamlingay
Built-Up Area: Gamlingay
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Gamlingay St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Ely
GAMLINGAY MILL STREET
TL 25SW (East side)
Nos 53 and 55
Terrace of two cottages. 1721 (dated brick panel to front wall). Local red
brick, Flemish bond on high plinth, part rendered and sandstone rubble
footings. The south end wall is now roughcast rendered. Tiled roof and
shared axial ridge stack. Plain eaves cornice of three courses. One storey
and attic. Four gable dormers. Four hung sashes in slightly enlarged
openings. Each cottage has a flight of four repaired steps up to front door.
The panel is moulded brick with the initials MB and date 1727. Associated
with a charity originating in the will of Thomas Handley, proved 1740, for the
benefit of the minister of the Baptist Chapel (qv). The initials MWNB may
possibly refer to members of the Bass family who are recorded as being in
Gamlingay in C16. By C18 this property was in the ownership of the Huckle
RCHM: West Cambs mon (35)
VCH: Cambs vol V p85
Pevsner: Buildings of England p391
C Brown: Mss Notes (1985)
Listing NGR: TL2376951939
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