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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: 1127033



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swaffham Prior

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49392

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TL 5664 SWAFFHAM PRIOR HIGH STREET (East Side) 12/168 No 25 Old Barn House


House, possibly built as a pair late C17, but altered in C18 and C19. Clunch rubble, rendered and incised for stone ashlar. The gable end to the right hand has been rebuilt on several occasions. The lower courses are of clunch and late C17 red brick, English bond. Other courses are of early C18 chequerboard pattern of red brick headers and yellow brick stretchers and the upper courses have mingled brickwork. The left hand gable end is of clunch but the gable end is of C19 grey gault brick. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with end parapets on kneelers and two c1880 similar ridge stacks with recessed panels having red brick trefoil arched heads. Each house was of lobby entry plan with two rooms at ground floor and a staircase against the side of the stack. Two storeys and a cellar. Four recessed hung sashes, mid-late C19 and three at ground floor. One doorway opposite the right hand stack, the other is now blocked. The right hand gable has a small original late C17 window opening, now blocked.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p125, mon (19)

Listing NGR: TL5685064107

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)

National Grid Reference: TL 56850 64107


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