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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1161 / 52°6'57"N

Longitude: 0.0613 / 0°3'40"E

OS Eastings: 541235

OS Northings: 248421

OS Grid: TL412484

Mapcode National: GBR L8C.B9C

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.02RN

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52115

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)
No. 65 (Orchard


Cottage. c.1600 for Thomas Wells. Extended at the rear. Much altered 1745
including the roof. Renovated. Timber framed, rendered and mansard roof,
part tiled and part pantiled. Gault brick axial ridge stack. One storey and
attic. Three gable dormers. Three enlarged window openings with C19
three-light, cross frame casements. Doorway to lobby entry. Inside: much
inserted framing but some C16-C17 framing visible in a wall between kitchen
addition and original east gable end. The hearth and stack is of clunch
except for 1745 narrow gault brick to the jambs and the later C19 brickwork
to the upper courses of the stack. There is an outbuilding adjoining the
cottage, also made of clunch.

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

Listing NGR: TL4123548421

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