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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: 1127026



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Downham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49474

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4/21 Tower Farmhouse 5.2.52


Farmhouse. Late C15 walls of Bishop of Ely's Palace to west and north included in fabric of C19 building. Gault brick, C15 red brick; plain tile roof with end stacks and ridge stack to right of centre. Two storeys, three 'bays'. Three ground floor recessed sixteen-paned hung sash windows in cambered brick arches, main entrance through closed, gabled porch with four- panelled door; three first floor twelve-paned hung sash windows.

Bishopric of Ely Lease Book. June 1746, p318-321 Pevsner: Buildings of England p330 V.C.H. p92

Listing NGR: TL5189384182

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bishopric of Ely Lease Book, (1746), 318-321
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 330
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1982), 92

National Grid Reference: TL 51893 84182


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