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Latitude: 52.5471 / 52°32'49"N
Longitude: -0.3344 / 0°20'3"W
OS Eastings: 513043
OS Northings: 295663
OS Grid: TL130956
Mapcode National: GBR GYN.69B
Mapcode Global: VHGKV.572Q
Entry Name: Kates Cabin
Listing Date: 16 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 54832
Location: Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE7
Civil Parish: Chesterton
Built-Up Area: Peterborough
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Chesterton
Church of England Diocese: Ely
CHESTERTON GREAT NORTH ROAD
13/24 Kates Cabin
Farmhouse, formerly an inn. Dated 1819 on plaque, later additions and
alterations. Painted brick; Collyweston stone slated roofs and Welsh slated
roof. Two ridge stacks to front range and rear range, and gable end stack to
right hand, of gault brick with stepped cornices and two with divided stack.
Two storeys, double pile plan with front range of three 'bays' extended to
north. Panelled door to left of centre with flat canopy supported on shaped
brackets; two niches with rounded heads on either side and recessed boot
scraper. Plaque above door, lozenge shaped with scalloped decoration and 'IW,
1819' inscribed and painted black. Large square-planned bay window to left
hand and one recessed hung sash window and one casement window to right hand
both with cambered brick arches; boarded door to extension. Three first
floor recessed hung sash windows also with cambered brick arches. Sawtooth
brick eaves cornice. Kates Cabin, formerly The Dryden's Head Inn, had an inn
sign of the poet's head reputed to have been painted by Bearley.
Sale catalogue. 1913 HRO
Inskip Ladds Collection. Norris Museum, St Ives.
Listing NGR: TL1304395663
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