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Decoy Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Borough Fen, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6581 / 52°39'29"N

Longitude: -0.2316 / 0°13'53"W

OS Eastings: 519705

OS Northings: 308179

OS Grid: TF197081

Mapcode National: GBR HYR.88H

Mapcode Global: WHHN5.DGX1

Entry Name: Decoy Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49903

Location: Borough Fen, Peterborough, PE6

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Borough Fen

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

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Listing Text

1.
5141 BOROUGH FEN DECOY ROAD
Decoy Farmhouse
TF 10 NE 4/113
II
2.
Late C18 brick house, roughcast rendered. Thatched roof with coped gable ends.
Two storeys. Three window range. Modern casements except for first floor centre
which is C19 two-light gothic casement. Two modern ground floor canted bays.
Central doorway with rectangular fanlight with intersecting glazing bars, glazed
door and iron trellis porch. End stacks. Gabled wing at rear with thatched
roof forming L-shaped plan.
VCH Northamptonshire Vol II mentions the celebrated Decoy Farm, owned for
many years by a family named Williams. An old wild fowl decoy is situated about
350 yds to the south-east.


Listing NGR: TF1970508179

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