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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: 1126467



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ely

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48811

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1. ST MARY'S STREET 1082 (South Side) No 29 TL 5379 2/40 (St Mary's vicarage) 23.9.50. Vicarage) - II* GV 2.

Mainly a Cl6 timber-framed and plastered house with exposed timber framing on the front block. A brick and stone wing extends to the south at the rear. It has some traces of earlier work including stone arches of circa 1380. 2 storeys. 5 window range on the north front and 1 window range on the east end. 3-light mullioned and transomed windows with C20 casements with leaded lights. The ground storey was built out in the C18 and the windows are C20, with leaded lights. The doorway has a C18 doorcase with moulded architraves and a flat hood on shaped brackets. A plaque on the front states : "Cromwell House,the residence of Oliver Cromwell from 1636-1647 when collector of Ely Tithes. Roof tiled with a tall C17 brick chimney stack at the rear. The interior has Cl6 panelling and a stone winder staircase with central newel circa 1450 (now wood covered), A Cl6 fireplace and the remains of a gallery with an original C15 window.

Nos 13 to 29 (odd) and 29A, Parson's Almshouses form a group with Nos 20, 22. 22A, Nos 24 to 30 (even), Nos 34, 36, 36A, 38, Nos 40 to 60 (even), No 20 Church Lane and Parish Church of St Mary. Also Nos 13 o 29 (odd) 29A Parson's Almshouses & Nos 20, 22, 22A, Nos 24 to 30 (even), Nos 34, 36, 36A, 38 & Nos 40 to 60 (even) form a group with Nos 1 to 5 Downham Road.

Listing NGR: TL5380980260

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National Grid Reference: TL 53809 80260


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