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Dobbins Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Weston, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3848 / 52°23'5"N

Longitude: -0.3836 / 0°23'0"W

OS Eastings: 510111

OS Northings: 277535

OS Grid: TL101775

Mapcode National: GBR H0H.KTN

Mapcode Global: VHFP4.9BL5

Plus Code: 9C4X9JM8+WH

Entry Name: Dobbins Cottage

Listing Date: 28 January 1958

Last Amended: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54798

Location: Old Weston, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Old Weston

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Old Weston St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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7/79 Dobbins Cottage
28.1.58 formerly listed as
Town Farm


House formerly a farmhouse. Early C17, possibly incorporating the
timber-frame of an earlier building. Timber-framed and plastered with stone
and brick plinth painted and plastered. Plain tiled roofs. Large central red
brick ridge stack with sawtooth brick and moulded brick cornice, side stack to
right hand with similar details both with rebuilt shafts, side stack to left
hand rebuilt with tall C19 brick shaft. Two storeys half H-plan with double
hall forming main range with service cross wing to left hand and parlour cross
wing to right hand formerly with rear staircase. Main lobby entrance with
glazed four-panelled door; three ground floor and four first floor nine-paned
hung sash windows with side lights and one ground floor casement window.
Interior: Exposed timber-frame with wind braces to closed truss possibly
indicating an earlier frame, and some reused timbers. Stop chamfered ceiling
beams and floor joists of light scantling. Ogee-moulded door frame and
ovolo-mullioned two-light window sealed above entrance. Coved plastered
ceilings. Chimneys altered, one large open hearth with plain brick jambs
partly rebuilt after a fire. Original roof. The house was formerly known as
Town Farmhouse.

RCHM: Huntingdonshire p290

Listing NGR: TL1011177535

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