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Latitude: 52.0716 / 52°4'17"N
Longitude: 0.1783 / 0°10'41"E
OS Eastings: 549395
OS Northings: 243707
OS Grid: TL493437
Mapcode National: GBR MBF.3WX
Mapcode Global: VHHKX.16M8
Entry Name: The Hovells
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Last Amended: 17 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165100
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53052
Location: Ickleton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB10
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Ickleton
Built-Up Area: Ickleton
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Ickleton
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 4843 ICKLETON FROGGE STREET
21/240 No. 10 (The Hovells)
22.11.67 (formerly listed as
The Old Farmhouse)
Farmhouse now a house. Early C16 with C17 alterations and addition.
Timber-framed, exposed and with roughcast render. Painted brick plinth.
Plain tiled roofs. Two ridge stacks to left hand and ridge stack with
grouped shafts to cross wing with rear gable end stack. Two storeys.
L-plan. Main entrance in cross wing with boarded C20 door; Three ground
floor casement windows with original side mullioned lights. Two first floor
casement windows with leaded lights and one oriel window restored on curved
brackets with roll-moulded and hollow chamfered mullions. Cross wing of four
timber-framed bays to north of main range with three timber-framed bays.
Late C17 single storeyed kitchen extension to west. Interior: exposed
timber-frame and substantial floor frames, (hall possibly single storeyed
with later inserted floor). Hall chimney, timber-framed with C17 brick
insertion occupying half a bay with cross passage to south; one service door
with four-centred door head. Windbraced side purlin roofs. Stack to cross
wing rebuilt in C17 with bacon hooks in situ. First floor room to cross wing
with late C16 or early C17 wall paintings, a lozenge design with rosettes at
each angle enclosing a free foliage pattern. Hovells farmhouse was formerly
the manor-house of Hovells Manor.
RCHM Report 1949
VCH Vol. VI p.234
Listing NGR: TL4939543707
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