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Bowyers Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Commercial End, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2449 / 52°14'41"N

Longitude: 0.2795 / 0°16'46"E

OS Eastings: 555722

OS Northings: 263196

OS Grid: TL557631

Mapcode National: GBR M8F.CGG

Mapcode Global: VHHJZ.STMX

Entry Name: Bowyers Cottage

Listing Date: 7 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419304

Location: Swaffham Bulbeck, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Bulbeck

Built-Up Area: Commercial End

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Bulbeck St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 55 63 SWAFFHAM BULBECK COMMERCIAL END
(East side)

14/10010 No 74 and Bowyers
Cottage

GV II

2 cottages, formerly 3. Early C19, perhaps with earlier core (dated 1730). Probably for Thomas
Bowyer, d.1824. Rendered timber-frame and pantile roof with brick ridge stack. Probably
single-unit with pantry plan originally. Single-storey and attic; 7-window range in all of single- and
2-light light windows some with horizontal sliding sashes. 4 horizontal sliding sash dormers above.
Interiors not inspected. This little altered row of cottages is probably among those built (or
remodelled in this case) by Thomas Bowyer for his workforce. He was an important local merchant
operating trading activities on the Swaffham Lode from a nearby wharf. (RCHM (North East
Cambs.); p.111; Mon.47)


Listing NGR: TL5572263196

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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