The Red House / Mill House

23 Aug 2002
The Red House, Streetly End, West Wickham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB1 6RP
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Mill House, 52 Streetly End, West Wickham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB1 6RP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WEST WICKHAM STREETLY END TL 6148 (North Side) 19/161 No. 52 (Mill 22.11.67 House) GV II House. Of two principal building periods. Late medieval open hall with floor and stack inserted c.1600. Domestic wing remaining from a late C18 house (known as the Red House) which was demolished C20. Open hall timber-framed, plaster rendered. Tiled roofs, with one end rebuilt and half hipped. Red brick c.1600 ridge stack with grouped shafts. Plan now of three bays and narrower bay for the cross-passage. Originally the house extended further (see the chamfered main posts). Two storeys and attic. Two c.1800 three leaded light casements. Two C19 three-light horizontal sliding sashes on either side of doorway, c.1800, with reset, wood pediment of mid C17 formerly at Horseheath Park. One end has framing exposed of a former partition wall. At the rear is a wing of one bay added in C17. Framed, rendered and tiled. Two storeys. Adjoining is domestic wing of late C18 house, now demolished. Framed, plaster rendered and some brick. Two storeys and attic. Interior: open hall of two bays with cross-passage which has been blocked by a later hearth. There is the opposing doorway of the cross-passage in the rear wall. Original clasped side purlin roof with wind bracing and smoke blackened generally. Jowled posts and close set studding.

Curved downward bracing. There are reset fragments from Horseheath Park including some shuttering and cornices.

R.C.H.M. Record Card (1949) V.C.H. Cambs., Vol. VI, pl14

Listing NGR: TL6138548129


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Plaster, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building