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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1125909



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wisbech

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Oct-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48209

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WISBECH CASTLE SQUARE TF 4609 (South Side) 6/13 No. 4 (York Row) GV II

House built c.1797. One of a terrace of houses continuing from the Crescent along York Row, part of the planned circus of the Castle Estate, designed and built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752, d.1827) from 1793 to 1816. Local brown brick; slate roof, side stack. Three storeys and basement; three 'bays'. Stone coped parapet, painted stone bands at first and second floor. Three, hung sash windows without glazing bars recessed in cambered red brick arches with stone cills at first and second floor. Two similar windows to right hand of entrance. Wooden doorcase with broken pediment and fluted half-round columns. Six panelled door and fanlight with patterned glazing bars. Two stone steps. NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982. Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.502. Colvin, p.386, 1950. VCH Cambs, p.242. Annis G., A History of Wisbech Castle, 1977. Gardiner, History of Wisbech, p.43, 1898. Watson, History of Wisbech prints, 1827. Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.278;1849.

Listing NGR: TF4611109546

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National Grid Reference: TF 46122 09588


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