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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
Entry Name: Caxton Cottage
Listing Date: 20 August 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1267246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350350
Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25
District: East 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
The following building shall be added to the list:-
TL 5664 SWAFFHAM PRIOR LOWER END
12/10004 Caxton Cottage
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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