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Latitude: 52.3857 / 52°23'8"N
Longitude: 0.2149 / 0°12'53"E
OS Eastings: 550835
OS Northings: 278717
OS Grid: TL508787
Mapcode National: GBR M6M.F4H
Mapcode Global: VHHJC.N9ZG
Entry Name: 16, Main Street
Listing Date: 14 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265522
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49527
Location: Witchford, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB6
District: East Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Witchford
Built-Up Area: Witchford
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Witchford
Church of England Diocese: Ely
The following building shall be added:
TL 50 78 MAIN STREET
20/52 No 16
House. Probably C16 and C17, possibly with earlier origins. Plastered timber frame
and brick. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with gabled ends, east end mansard roof.
Brick axial and gable end stacks, the axia stack has diagonally set shafts.
4-room plan with lobby entrance against central axial stack with back-to-back
fireplaces heating the two central rooms. The left end (west) room is in a short
cross-wing. The two right hand rooms appear to be a C17 addition. Outshut at rear
of centre left room.
2 storeys and 1 storey and attic. Long 4-window range, the left in gabled
cross-wing set back slightly from front, the right hand 2 bays brick, 1 storey and
attic and lower eaves to mansard roof with wide C20 dormer. All late C20 2 and
3-light casements with glazing bars. Main roof carried down over brick porch at
centre. At rear gable end of cross-wing on right with brick stack, mansard on left
and outshuts between.
Interior: Chamfered axial beams and exposed joists, the right hand and left of
centre rooms appear to have bar stops; the right of centre room has cyma and notched
stops and step stopped joists. The cross-wing has chamfered axial beam without
stops and large fireplace in rear gable end with replaced lintels. Some exposed
timber framing. Roof spaces ceiled but collared common rafters exposed over left of
Listing NGR: TL5083578717
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