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38, West End

A Grade II* Listed Building in March, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.5509 / 52°33'3"N

Longitude: 0.0835 / 0°5'0"E

OS Eastings: 541363

OS Northings: 296820

OS Grid: TL413968

Mapcode National: GBR L35.3XV

Mapcode Global: VHHHJ.D4HT

Plus Code: 9F42H32M+99

Entry Name: 38, West End

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401795

Location: March, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE15

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: March

Built-Up Area: March

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: March St John

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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23/49 No. 38
13. 3.51


House. Dated 1626, extended early C19. Local red brick, English bond with
low pitch early C19 roof of slate. The kneelers of the 1626 gable end
parapet with cut and moulded brickwork are visible at the front right hand.
End stacks, the one to the left hand projects and also has cut and moulded
brickwork. Two storeys. Front wall has typical thickening of the ground
floor wall. Three casements, C20 at first floor. Stone with date 1626 in
front wall. Central doorway with C19 raised and fielded panelled door with
two small glazed upper panels. Inside: One ground floor room has ovolo
moulded joists and particularly fine carving to the soffits of two main
beams. The main beam nearest the river is carved with stylised foliage and
three male and female mask heads. The other has grotesque heads and
fantastic animals. Another room has C18 raised and fielded panelling to the
dado and late C18, shouldered fireplace surround with frieze of festoons and
in the centre a pastoral scene of a shepherd, dog and sheep. In the original
rear wall of the 1626 house there are two four-light ovolo mullion windows
with iron saddle bars. One window has had two mullions removed. The
staircase dates from the extension in early C19, open-string with turned
newel, square section balusters and scroll tread ends.

Listing NGR: TL4136396820

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