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Causeway Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3037 / 52°18'13"N

Longitude: 0.2004 / 0°12'1"E

OS Eastings: 550125

OS Northings: 269568

OS Grid: TL501695

Mapcode National: GBR M7K.HH4

Mapcode Global: VHHJR.FC99

Plus Code: 9F428632+F5

Entry Name: Causeway Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50710

Location: Waterbeach, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Waterbeach

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Waterbeach St John

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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TL 56 NW
5/145A Causeway Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1620 with late C18 and C19 alterations and additions. Timber
framed, plastered and weather boarded. Limestone and brick plinths. Plain tiled
roofs; red brick ridge stack. Two storeys with attic to right hand, continuous
jetty, three unit ground floor and two unit first floor plan. One storey kitchen
wing and outshut to rear. West elevation: rectangular stack with conjoined diagonal
shafts, rebuilt upper courses. Jetty cased in weather boarding with two rendered
brick pier supports. Main entrance to left hand with boarded door, two ground
floor and three first floor windows of various sizes with glazing bars. Interior:
Timber frame of five bays, conventional construction with chamfered soffits
to main timbers and cyma-stop-chamfers to ceiling beams. Back to back hearths
at ground floor blocked by late C18 hearths and cupboards, two first floor hearths
with small grates. Staircase C19 rising to attic floor on east of stack. C18
kitchen wing with large gable end stack formerly with a baking oven. The farmhouse
is situated on a former fen island, Elmney, historically associated with the Benedictines
and Denny Abbey; a Roman road or causeway linked the island with that of Denny
Abbey. In 1548 after the Dissolution of the Abbey the site was leased to Edward
Ravensdale J Liable to Flood, 1974.

Listing NGR: TL5012569568

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