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120-124, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.4491 / 52°26'56"N

Longitude: -0.1029 / 0°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 529021

OS Northings: 285155

OS Grid: TL290851

Mapcode National: GBR K2R.JSD

Mapcode Global: VHGLC.5PFV

Plus Code: 9C4XCVXW+MR

Entry Name: 120-124, High Street

Listing Date: 8 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54456

Location: Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE26

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Ramsey

Built-Up Area: Ramsey

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Ramsey St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Nos 120 to 124 (consec)

Built in 1848 as the Elementary School, now 3 dwellings. Plans by Blore. H-plan with
central 2-storey porch. Two storeys. Yellow gault brick with limestone copings,
plain tile roof, decorated ridge tiles. Two ridge stacks at junction with wings each
with 4 diagonal shafts and 2 faceted, lanterns with tented lead roofs and finial
decoration. Two side stacks to front facade with single diagonal shafts. Dentil
brick cornice to central block. Kneed parapet gables to wings. Windows of 2, 3 and
4-lights with geometric patterned glazing bars, some with transomes. Three
half-glazed and panelled doors in segmental arches with chamfered architraves. Two
storey porch has angle buttresses, central doorway with inset stone panel above,
framed by stone string course, and surmounted by a bell turret with stone copings and

Source. Blore Account Book. Camb. U. Lib.

The former Elementary school forms part of an important and picturesque group of
buildings that surround the Abbey Green.

Listing NGR: TL2902185155

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