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Thriplow Bury

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thriplow, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0954 / 52°5'43"N

Longitude: 0.094 / 0°5'38"E

OS Eastings: 543543

OS Northings: 246186

OS Grid: TL435461

Mapcode National: GBR L8M.LLQ

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.LL2J

Entry Name: Thriplow Bury

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53117

Location: Thriplow, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Thriplow

Built-Up Area: Thriplow

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thriplow St George

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
13/298 Thriplow Bury
Large house. c.1700 and 1713 (dated stone key to window) with C17 origins;
early C19 alterations dated 'AHP 1832' on carved brick, and 1930 renovations
and additions by H.C. Hughes. Red brick with lighter red brick dressings and
gauged red brick window arches. Hipped plain tiled roofs. Rebuilt stack to
right of centre, two large rectangular stacks and original side stack to
north-west with limestone offsets and tall panelled shaft. Two storeys and
attics with semi cellar. L-plan; original C17 house enclosed and replaced
by five 'bay' c.1700 building to south-east extended to north-east in 1930
and c.1960 to eight 'bays', wing to north-west c.1713. South-east
elevation: Main entrance in original position, C20 replacement double-
panelled doors and rectangular fanlight with flat, bracketed hood. Four
original ground floor eighteen-paned hung sash windows and five similar first
floor windows with oak frames and crown glass in flat gauged brick arches;
one three-light C20 bay window and garden door and three first floor hung
sash windows. Plaque above bay window an inscribed cartouche 'RJY Reparavit
1930' with dolphins, by Clare Shepherd. Plinth; four course; brick band
between floors; deep modillioned eaves cornice, five C20 hipped dormer
casement windows. North-west elevation: of five unequal 'bays' with three
original first floor windows and inserted early C19 round arched staircase
window; two large ground floor early C19 hung sash windows and one original
hung sash window. (Five windows in north-east elevation blocked c.1832).
Interior: Reused C17 oak panelling and door; C17 kitchen hearth with mantel
beam. Early C18 bolection moulded panels and some chimney piece surrounds,
closed string staircase with twisted balusters rising to attic floors. C18
cornices and raised-and fielded-panelling of two heights in first floor rooms
and complete in south room. Late C18 Adam style fireplace in drawing room
flanked by fluted pilasters. Resited niche in entrance hall from Castle
Hill, Cambridge. Thriplow Bury is one of four manors in Thriplow held by the
Bening family from 1681 to 1820 when it was inherited by Ambrose Hope Perkins
in c.1820.
R.C.H.M. Report 1950
V.C.H. Vol. VI, p.240
Hughes, H.C. Notes on Thriplow Place, P.C.A.S. 1930

Listing NGR: TL4354346186

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