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Rosemary and Lavender Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bourn, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1967 / 52°11'48"N

Longitude: -0.065 / 0°3'53"W

OS Eastings: 532352

OS Northings: 257151

OS Grid: TL323571

Mapcode National: GBR K5X.8DC

Mapcode Global: VHGMQ.T1JT

Plus Code: 9C4X5WWP+M2

Entry Name: Rosemary and Lavender Cottage

Listing Date: 11 September 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51201

Location: Bourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Bourn

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bourn St Helena and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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TL 3257

Rosemary and Lavender Cottage


Pair of cottages converted into one house. circa-mid C17 with C19 and
C20 alterations. Timber framed mostly replaced by Flemish bond red
brick; Flettons at rear. Thatched roof, gabled at north west end and
half hipped south east end. Brick axial and gable end stacks. Pair of
2-room plan cottages each with hall-kitchen at centre heated from back-
to-back fireplaces in central axial stack and unheated service rooms at
either end, the left hand now with a stack and the right hand with a C20
single storey wing at the back. 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical
4-window north east front. Horizontally sliding 2-light sashes with
glazing bars in segmental headed openings, those in attic are smaller
and in eyebrow half dormers. Plank door at centre in segmental headed
opening. At rear C20 casements, flat roof wing on left anal 2 eyebrow
dormers. Interior: Two centre rooms have chamfered axial. beams with
cyma stops and large fireplaces with chamfered timber lintels, the left
fireplace lintel with straight cut stops and mitres in back of
fireplace. The right hand centre room has exposed timber frame
partition with studs and curved tension braces. Small left room has
chamfered axial beam with cyma stops, the right hand room's beam
replaced. Roof structure exposed in chamber over centre left room;
clasped purlins, collars, tie-beams and common rafters visible. Old
plank cupboard door by stack with wrought iron strap hinges.

Listing NGR: TL3235257151

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