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Latitude: 52.6209 / 52°37'15"N
Longitude: -0.1081 / 0°6'29"W
OS Eastings: 528171
OS Northings: 304250
OS Grid: TF281042
Mapcode National: GBR K0M.PHV
Mapcode Global: WHHNF.9DS3
Entry Name: 8 and 9, Abbey Place
Listing Date: 2 December 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1331265
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50363
Location: Thorney, Peterborough, PE6
Civil Parish: Thorney
Built-Up Area: Thorney
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Thorney Abbey St Mary and St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5141 THORNEY ABBEY PLACE
Nos 8 and 9
TF 2804 41/571 2.12.76
Mid C19. Architect probably S S Teulon. Bedford Estate buildings. Ornate
Gothic-Jacobean of circa 1860-70, built as post office with adjoining cottage,
2 storeys, coursed limestone with ashlar dressings. Collyweston stone roof
with saddlestones and tall stone chimneys. Triple group of gables to No 8,
semi-dormers flanking larger gable with Royal Coat of Arm in stepped dripmoulded
panel; canted stone roofed bay window to ground floor. Gabled break to No
9 with corbelled external chimney stack to right separating gabled semi-dormer.
Two and 3-light mullioned lancet windows. Gabled porch to No 8. Four centred
arch to pent roof porch of No 9 and 4 centred arch porch with drip mould to
right hand. Stepped drip mould panels and small panels with Bedford initials
and coronet. A picturesque composition.
Listing NGR: TF2817104250
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