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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309693
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52114
Location: Foxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22
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
TL 4148 FOXTON HIGH STREET
(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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