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Pound Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1159 / 52°6'57"N

Longitude: 0.0608 / 0°3'38"E

OS Eastings: 541204

OS Northings: 248404

OS Grid: TL412484

Mapcode National: GBR L8C.B64

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.02JR

Entry Name: Pound Cottage

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52114

Location: Foxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Foxton

Built-Up Area: Foxton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Foxton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North west side)

19/65 No. 61(Pound Cottage)


Cottage. 1581 by William Brestbone, extended by one bay to the west slightly
later. Timber frame, plaster rendered and long straw thatched with single
flue red brick ridye stack. Original two bay plan with narrower bay for the
chimney, extended by one bay to the west. One storey and attic. One
dormer. Three windows, all mid late C.20. Inside: Hall originally open to
the roof with floor inserted C17. Joists laid on edge. There is an original
closed truss in each side of the chimney bay. The chimney is of red brick.
The present doorway is slightly to the east of the original entry. The
framing of the doorway including the lintel is visible opposite the stack.
There is a closed truss between the hall and bay to the east. This is
carried up into the roof space. The framing is uniform, with downward
bracing and posts with jowled heads. The floor frame in the bay at the east
end has joists, laid flat and unmoulded and carried on a chamfered clamp
similar to No. 5 High Street, Foxton (q.v). The main beam has ogee stop
chamfers. The bay the west was open to the roof. Similar framing and

Rowland Parker: The Common Stream
R.C.H.M.: Record Card (1950)

Listing NGR: TL4120448404

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