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Caxton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2547 / 52°15'17"N

Longitude: 0.2992 / 0°17'57"E

OS Eastings: 557037

OS Northings: 264331

OS Grid: TL570643

Mapcode National: GBR M88.QGF

Mapcode Global: VHHK0.4LKC

Plus Code: 9F42773X+VM

Entry Name: Caxton Cottage

Listing Date: 20 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350350

Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Prior

Built-Up Area: Swaffham Prior

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Prior St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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12/10004 Caxton Cottage

- II

Range of cottages; converted into one house. Probably late C18, extended and altered in C20.
Plastered cob. Pantile roof with gabled ends. Brick axial stacks. Plan: Pair of single storey 2-
room plan cottages at right angles to each other; the rear left cottage is now the rear wing
extended by one room in C20. The rear wing was reputedly once a larger range of cottages.
The front range has larger right-hand room and an axial stack with back-to-back fireplaces. Late
C20 extension to rear right. Exterior: 1 storey. Asymmetrical 2-window NW front. 2 and 3-
light horizontally-sliding sashes with leaded panes. Similar 2-light window in SW end. Rear
wing has 2-light casements and horizontally-sliding sash all with leaded panes. Interior: The
rooms are ceiled and open to collar level but wall-plates are exposed. Fireplaces have C20
Source: RCHM Cambs. Vol II p128, item 47.

Listing NGR: TL5703764331

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