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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swavesey, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3008 / 52°18'2"N

Longitude: -0.006 / 0°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 536060

OS Northings: 268839

OS Grid: TL360688

Mapcode National: GBR K4M.R9L

Mapcode Global: VHGM5.VF5J

Plus Code: 9C4X8X2V+8H

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51004

Location: Swavesey, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swavesey

Built-Up Area: Swavesey

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swavesey St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(South Side)

14/103 No. 7
31.8.62 (The Old House)


House, formerly a farmhouse. Early C18 and C19. C18 red brick
with lighter red brick dressings, C19 gault brick, some exposed
timber frame in rear wing with red brick nogging. Plain tile
roofs. Two storeys with attics and basement; double pile plan
achieved after C19 addition to original L-plan. Five
symmetrical 'bays'. Moulded brick cornice with swan-necked
pediment to original doorway, six-panelled door and rectangular
fanlight with patterned glazing bars; hood with soffit panels
and dentil cornice supported on modern brick jambs. Four,
ground floor twelve-paned hung sash windows with key blocks to
flat gauged brick arches; five similar first floor windows.
Tumbled brick parapet gables with end stacks, dentil and moulded
brick eaves cornice. Interior details C19; original ground
floor plan of hall and parlour partitioned for C19 staircase
hall. The farmhouse was formerly known as Chantry Farmhouse and
is said to have been built with 6,000 bricks from Scarborough.
Heffer. Camb. L. Hist. Council Bulletin. No.29 1973
Deeds. (Chantry Farmhouse)

Listing NGR: TL3606068839

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