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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: 1126622



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: 19-Nov-1976

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48416

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WISBECH NORTH STREET TF 4609 (North Side) 6/210 No. 12 19.11.76 GV II*

Late C18 house. Local brown brick, slate roof with end stacks. Stone floor bands, parapet coping and window cills. Three storeys and basement with side passage to east. Rear wing with tumbled parapet gable and end stack with stair turret in angle. Four 'bay' street facade. Four second floor hung sash windows slightly recessed without glazing bars in cambered gauged brick arches. Four, larger first floor windows, and three ground floor windows all similar. Broken pedimented wooden doorcase with round-headed arch anbd panelled reveals. Blind, patterned fanlight and six-panelled door. Side passage with small patterned fanlight. Interior details original. Entrance hall has half-panelling and dado, panelled doors and cupboards, geometric open-string staircase approached by wide eliptical arch. Panelled window and doorcases, panelled doors, and chimneypiece. Geometric patterned, painted hall floor a rare survival+. NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection) 1982. J. Ayres, The English Home, Shell, 1981, p.44, reference. +Communication with Mr. I. Bristow. Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus. Craddock and Walker, History of Wisbech, 1847.

Listing NGR: TF4604109840

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ayres, J, The Shell Book of the Home in Britain, (1981), 44
Walker, N, Craddock, T , The History of Wisbech and the Fens, (1849)

National Grid Reference: TF 46041 09840


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