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THE THREE TUNS INN

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: THE THREE TUNS INN

List entry Number: 1127232

Location

THE THREE TUNS INN, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fen Drayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50975

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 3268-3368 FEN DRAYTON HIGH STREET (East Side)

13/66 The Three Tuns 31.8.62 Inn

GV II*

Inn, Late C15 or early C16, and C17. Timber frame plastered and exposed; painted late C17 and modern brick. Plain tile and thatched roofs. Two storey jettied cross wing of three bays to later C17 main range of one storey and attic. Modern side stack to cross wing with jetty, underbuilt with brick casing original timber frame. C17 ridge stack with rebuilt upper courses to main range with late C17 tumbled brick parapet gable. Boarded door in cross passage position, three ground floor horizontal sliding sash windows with shutters and one casement attic window. Exposed close-studded timber frame to cross wing with tension braces terminating in studs; moulded jetty bressumer similar to mantel beam re-sited in C17 hearth. Interior. Very fine moulded cross beams with carved central boss and leaf stops to roll-moulded joists. Doorway in rear bay of cross wing with four-centred arched head and carved spandrels, was possibly entered from original hall, rebuilt and realigned in C17. Cross wing crown post roof complete; ridge piece to roof of main range. C17 floor frames. R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes), 1950 Pevsner. Buildings of England p.385

Listing NGR: TL3390368250

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 385
Other
Cambridgeshire Notes and Photographs, (1950)

National Grid Reference: TL 33903 68250

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