Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1126677

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: 5, ELY PLACE


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Statutory Address: 5, ELY PLACE

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland (District Authority)

Parish: Wisbech

National Grid Reference: TF 46243 09572


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Terrace house built c.1797, part of the planned circus of the Castle Estate designed and built by Joseph Medworth (b.1752, d.1827). Local brown brick; slate roof with side stack. Three storeys with basement, four 'bays'. Stone coping to parapet and cill band. Windows all recessed hung sashes with four panes except one twelve-paned at ground floor, in cambered gauged red brick arches and stone cills. Three second floor, one first floor, and one ground floor blind windows. Wooden doorcase with broken pediment, half-round fluted pilasters, six-panelled door with radial glazing bars to fanlight. Royal, fire insurance plaque. NMR (C. Gregory, Wisbech photographic collection), 1982. A.A. Oldham, Fire Marks, 1955, W. & F. flus. Colvin, p.286,1954. VCH Cambs, p.242. G. Annis, A History of Wisbech Castle, 1977. Walker and Craddock, p.278, History of Wisbech, 1849. Watson, prints, History of Wisbech, 1827.

Listing NGR: TF4624309572


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Legacy System number: 48241

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Books and journals
Annis, G, A History of Wisbech Castle, (1977)
Colvin, H M , A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, (1954), 286
Oldham, A A , Fire Marks, (1955)
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)

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