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53 and 55, Mill Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4X5R25+P3

Entry Name: 53 and 55, Mill Street

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52744

Location: Gamlingay, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG19

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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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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