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9, THE CRESCENT

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.

Name: 9, THE CRESCENT

List entry Number: 1126673

Location

9, THE CRESCENT

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: 31-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48232

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WISBECH THE CRESCENT TF 4609 6/33 No. 9 GV II

Terrace house built c.1797 in two terraces linked by pair of houses sharing common pedimented facade dated 1808 and the Weslyan Chapel, 1803 built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752, d.1827), as part of the planned circus of the Castle Estate. Local brown brick, slate roof and side stack. Three storeys and basement with irregular window pattern to street facade. Stone coped parapet with painted stone band at first and second floor. One sixteen-paned, first floor, and one, twelve-paned recessed hung sash window at second floor in cambered gauged red brick arches with stone cills. Late C19 ground floor, three-light hung sash window with stone cornice supported on console brackets. Six- panelled door with plain fanlight in recessed, round-headed, gauged red brick arch, approached by two stone steps. Interior has an open string staircase, two arches, one with reeded half-columns. NMR (C. Godfrey photographic collection of Wisbech) 1982. Colvin, p.386, 1954. VCH Cambs, p.242. G. Annis, A History of Wisbech Castle, 1977. Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.278, 1849. Watson, prints, History of Wisbech, 1827.

Listing NGR: TF4615609548

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Annis, G, A History of Wisbech Castle, (1977)
Colvin, H M , A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, (1954), 386
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 242
Walker, N, Craddock, T , The History of Wisbech and the Fens, (1849), 278
Watson, W, An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, (1827)

National Grid Reference: TF 46156 09548

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