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Latitude: 52.2974 / 52°17'50"N
Longitude: -0.0378 / 0°2'15"W
OS Eastings: 533907
OS Northings: 268397
OS Grid: TL339683
Mapcode National: GBR K4L.WTG
Mapcode Global: VHGM5.9JD5
Plus Code: 9C4X7XW6+XV
Entry Name: 1 and 2, High Street
Listing Date: 31 August 1962
Last Amended: 25 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164334
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50984
Location: Fen Drayton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24
Civil Parish: Fen Drayton
Built-Up Area: Fen Drayton
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Fen Drayton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 3268-3368 FEN DRAYTON HIGH STREET
13/75 Nos. 1 and 2 (formerly
31.8.62 listed as The Old Manor
Farmhouse, now two dwellings. Early C16, and early and late
C17. Lead rainwater head dated 1695. Timber frame with plaster
infill, C17 red brick coursed in English bond; thatched roof.
Two storeys and attics, slightly projecting earlier wing to left
hand of jettied hall range. Re-roofed and brick gables added
c.1695. Brick plinth. Gables similar, one to south complete,
north gable altered by later building, each parapet with eleven
gabled steps and projecting stacks with two offsets and pair of
ogee-headed recesses below diagonally set grouped shafts, at
their base were small carved brick horse heads one of which
survives on north gable stack. One two-light, and two
three-light transomed ground floor casement windows with
mullioned side lights to centre window; three first floor
three-light casement windows with similar mullioned side lights
to centre window; two late C17 facade dormer windows with
casement lights. Square sundial plaque in south gable wall.
Other C17 examples of stepped parapet gables are found in the
fen area of Cambridgeshire.
R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes), 1950.
Listing NGR: TL3389268344
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