WELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127073

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: WELL HOUSE, 50, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WELL HOUSE, 50, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Swaffham Prior

National Grid Reference: TL 56755 63952

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History

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Details

TL 5663 SWAFFHAM PRIOR HIGH STREET (West Side) 15/159 No 50 Well House

GV II

House, probably early C16 but possibly an open-hall. Later alterations include the addition of a shop to the South end and a service wing at the rear. The house was extended again in the C19. Timber-frame on brick sill with plaster rendered walls. Gable ends rebuilt in brick. Plain tile gable roofs, hipped to South with a gablet. Coved eaves and early C18 ridge stack of yellow brick with red brick quoins and string-course. End stack is C19. Plan of three bays with a cross-passage at low end of hall. One storey and attics. Three flat roof dormers each with C18-C19 horizontal sliding sashes with small panes. The house doorway is possibly on the site of the entry to the cross-passage. It has an early C19 flat hood and a panelled door. There is a C19 bootscraper attached to the brick sill at the side of the door. On either side of the doorway are two late C18 or early C19 hung sashes of sixteen panes each with early C19 panelled shutters. The early C19 double fronted shop has an elliptical hood of lead. The single room kitchen wing is also timber-framed but of lighter scantling. Two storeys with a plain tiled roof. Inside the house has hollow and roll moulded main beams in the hall floor frame and the sites for two diamond mullion windows.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p124, mon (13)

Listing NGR: TL5675563952

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 49382

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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