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POUND, LOCK UP AND FIRE ENGINE HOUSE

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: POUND, LOCK UP AND FIRE ENGINE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1127069

Location

POUND, LOCK UP AND FIRE ENGINE HOUSE, CAGE HILL

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: 49369

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History

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Details

TL 5764 SWAFFHAM PRIOR CAGE HILL

13/148 Pound, lock-up and fire engine house GV II

Pound, lock-up and fire engine house, c1830. Lock-up and fire engine house in single storey gault brick building with a gabled, slate roof and end parapets on kneelers. The parapet to the front, above the lock-up, is surmounted by three crosses of stone. The gable end to the front has two oval shaped windows with grilles, one to each cell, above the lock-up doorway. The door is original and has its iron fittings complete. The other gable end also has similar oval shaped windows but the entry to the engine house is in the side wall. The door is original but has fewer iron fittings. The lock-up and fire engine house are enclosed by the pound wall of brick and clunch with a gate on the street side. Inside there are two cells each barrel vaulted. The fire engine house retains the original fire engine inscribed "Bristow fecit" and "the gift of Mrs Allix...1791".

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p127, mon (30)

Listing NGR: TL5701864152

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 57018 64152

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