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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: 1126590



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: 10-Feb-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48430

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Page 96 Item number 6/223 10.2.69


WISBECH OLD MARKET TF 4609 (East Side) 6/223 Nos. 8 and 9 GV II*

Two houses, second half of C18 sharing fine street facade. Early C19 alterations. Local brown brick, slate roofs with end stacks. Four storeys with hipped three storey rear wing and two gabled extensions. Local brown brick with stone and red brick dressings. Six 'bays', two central 'bays' slightly project. Parapet with four inset brick panels and stone copings. Central pediment and cornice of moulded stone with modillions. Stone bands at second and third floors. Six, third floor, recessed six-paned hung sash windows in gauged red brick arches with keystones and stone cills. Inset brick panels below windows. Second floor windows similar with twelve-panes. Stone balcony with cast iron railings supported on cast-iron brackets at first floor with full length casement windows with margin lights. Two matching entrances to left of centre and to right hand; wide half-glazed, panelled doors in plain architraved doorcases with rectangular fanlights. Moulded stone plinth. Interior has plain C19 closed string staircase. NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982. Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.499. VCH Cambs, p.243. Photoqraphs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.

Listing NGR: TF4629109520

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 499
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 243

National Grid Reference: TF 46040 09761


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