BURY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1127019
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
BURY HOUSE, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
BURY HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Downham
National Grid Reference:
TL 52589 84117

Details

TL 58 SW DOWNHAM MAIN STREET I (South Side)

4/4 Bury House 5.2.52

GV II

House. Dated stone plaque 'RC 1700' on east wall. Early C19 and c.1900 renovations and alterations. Rendered brick; plain tile roofs, and reused material from demolished Bishops of Ely's Palace buildings. Two storeys, attics and cellar. Three unit plan with rear kitchen and original lobby entry sealed c.1900 when main entrance removed to west. Tumbled parapet gables with end stacks and ridge stack to left of centre. C19 closed gabled porch with moulded round arched doorway with 'Bury House' inscription and double doors. Three three-light casement windows with patterned glazing bars to upper panes, three similar but smaller first floor windows. Interior details largely C19; reused C15 timber, some with double ogee-moulding, in side purlin roof and floor frames.

V.C.H. p90 R.C.H.M. (Cambs. notes) 1977

Listing NGR: TL5258984117

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
49457
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1982), 90

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/11673/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Francis Polaine. Source Historic England Archive
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