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Latitude: 52.3168 / 52°19'0"N
Longitude: 0.0215 / 0°1'17"E
OS Eastings: 537886
OS Northings: 270663
OS Grid: TL378706
Mapcode National: GBR L5T.L8H
Mapcode Global: VHHJN.B169
Entry Name: Furtherwick House
Listing Date: 10 December 1973
Last Amended: 14 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164436
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50840
Location: Over, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Over
Built-Up Area: Over
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Over St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 3770 OVER FEN END
(South East Side)
10/93 Nos.14 & 16 (Furtherwick
10.12.73 House) (formerly listed
as Albany House)
House, late C17 and C20 alterations. Local red brick, C20
rendered front wall with tiled steeply pitched roof with high
end parapets on kneelers to crosswings. Stacks part rebuilt
C19, to rear wall of crosswings. One has off-set with embattled
upper edge. Half H-plan. Two storey hall range with two C20
metal windows, one to each storey, and off-centre doorway,
possibly leading to a cross-passage. Gable ends of crosswings
each have five C20 metal casements probably on the sites of the
original openings. Interior: A staircase has now been inserted
into the original cross-passage but the original opposing
doorways remain, although the doors are later. the service and
kitchen crosswing to the right hand has an inglenook hearth.
There are stop chamfered main beams to the chamber over the
hall. The hall, the chamber over the hall and the ground floor
room to the parlour crosswing all have corner fireplaces. The
roof is of staggered butt-purlin construction. Possibly
associated with Dutch prisoners of war who were used for
construction of the New Bedford River and who remained after
peace was concluded in 1654.
T. Bevis. Strangers in the Fens
Listing NGR: TL3788670663
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