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Latitude: 52.1353 / 52°8'7"N
Longitude: -0.0052 / 0°0'18"W
OS Eastings: 536626
OS Northings: 250431
OS Grid: TL366504
Mapcode National: GBR K6R.5HX
Mapcode Global: VHGMY.VLMF
Entry Name: 59, High Street
Listing Date: 17 March 1978
Last Amended: 18 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165001
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52328
Location: Orwell, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Orwell
Built-Up Area: Orwell
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Orwell St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Ely
ORWELL HIGH STREET
No. 59 (formerly listed
17.3.78 as Nos 59 and 61)
House, c.1600 with bay to east end rebuilt or added C19. Timber framed,
plaster rendered and thatched. Two ridge stacks, both C19 insertions. The
original ridge stack has been removed, although the inglenook remains. Two
bays survive of the c.1600 house. Two storeys. Two small modern casements
at first floor and two at ground floor. Doorway now in modern porch.
Interior: Sealed inglenook hearth of clunch. This bay was originally open to
the roof. The floor was inserted in the C17-C18. The joists are laid on
edge and are of lighter scantling than those in the bay to the west.
Original closed partition wall between the two original bays of the house.
This is carried up through the first floor and to the ridge. The west gable
end wall has, at ground floor, an original six-light window with hollow and
roll moulded mullions. At first floor, jowled heads to the posts and cranked
bracing.. At ground floor in the front wall of the original wall there is a
fragment of wall painting, now concealed.
R.C.H.M.: Record Card
Listing NGR: TL3662650431
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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