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Linton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Linton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0975 / 52°5'51"N

Longitude: 0.2787 / 0°16'43"E

OS Eastings: 556186

OS Northings: 246804

OS Grid: TL561468

Mapcode National: GBR MB5.K83

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.SJ6W

Plus Code: 9F4237XH+2F

Entry Name: Linton House

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51969

Location: Linton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Linton

Built-Up Area: Linton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Linton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Description

TL 5646 LINTON HIGH STREET
(South Side)

16/155 No. 64 (Linton
22.11.67 House)
GV II*


Large house, originally two separate buildings. Late C17 and c.1690 with
late C18 and late C19 alterations. Late C17 red brick with stone dressings,
C19 red brick and late C18 gault brick, late C18 stucco to west facade.
Plain tiled hipped roofs. Main building forming north-south U-plan range of
two storeys with attics and cellars, linked in C19 to earlier building
converted to a service wing of two storeys and attics with an original lobby
entry plan facing the street. West elevation: symmetrical wings with side
stacks, rusticated stone quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice and cast iron
gutter with leopard masks. Half-glazed panelled-door approached by semi
circular stone steps, doorcase with stone pilasters and shell hood supported
on carved brackets. Four ground floor and four first floor eighteen-paned
slightly recessed hung sash windows with stone mask keystones (other
keystones mark blocked windows). Four flat roofed dormer windows. East
elevation; symmetrical five 'bays' faced in gault brick with stucco bands
between floors and below parapet. Main entrance in closed pedimented porch
with half-glazed panelled door. Four ground floor and four first floor
recessed twelve-paned hung sash windows. North elevation of early C17
nouse; seven 'bays' refronted in late C19 retaining the late C17 or early
C18 twelve-paned hung sash windows, a central blind window blocks the
original entrance; three dormer windows with flat roofs, tall rectangular
planned ridge stack. Interior: original late C17 bolection moulded
panelling to two rooms. C18 chimney pieces with marble surrounds, staircase
rebuilt using C18 turned balusters, barley-twist and flat balusters in attic
stair, C19 room partitions. The later house was built by John Lone (d.1700)
a whig lawyer. The west doorcase is said to have been introduced from Catley
Park (demolished c.1770 by Edmund Keen Bishop of Ely). The house remained
empty from 1851 - c.1880.

Palmer, M W The Antiquities of Linton, p13 1913
V.C.H. Vol. VI, p89
Stevens, R L Linton P.C. Pub. p36 1983
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p425
R.C.H.M. Report 1951
Cambridge Chronicle 17 Feb 1781


Listing NGR: TL5618646804

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