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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: 1127351



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milton

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: 50667

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TL 4662-4762 MILTON FEN ROAD (South-East Side)

16/120 No. 28 (Milton House) 31.8.62


House. C17 with additions c.1768, by William Cole, (1714-1782), Rector of Milton, (1770-82). Extension to north west c.1900. Timber framed and plastered, C18 local brick, reused medieval limestone. Plain tile roofs. Red brick ridge stack with four grouped diagonal shafts, modern end stack to north west. Two storeys and attics; original lobby entry three unit plan rearranged by Cole with roof raised and added gallery and hall and kitchem wing to north east. Main range extended by matching bay c.1900 and replastered with rough cast panels. Garden facade; four gabled dormer windows with casements c.1900, two original C18 and one modern two storey canted bay windows with eight- and twelve-paned hung sash windows with pattern glazing bars in top lights of ground floor windows; eight-paned hung sash windows between and half-glazed door. South east elevation with C18 two storey bay window. Street elevation; main entrance with C18 six-panelled door in moulded doorcase and three C18 cross-framed casement windows with leaded lights; brick gable of kitchen wing with carved medieval stones from Archbishop Rotherham's Gateway (1480-1500) to the Old University Schools and inscription COLE MILTON 1776 HOUSE DEUM. Interior. Open string staircase with wall panelling following rake of handrail, early C17 panelling on both floors said to have been taken by Cole from The Halls, Haddenham, boxed ceiling beams, C18 chimney pieces and panelled doors, C18 gault floor tiles. (The beaufette in the kitchen, Cole's drawing, recently removed.) Measured drawings by T. Faire 1980 Palmer, W.N. Wm Cole of Milton 1935 (including drawings by Cole and C19 photographs) R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes) 1963

Listing NGR: TL4794562697

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Palmer, W M , William Cole of Milton, (1935)

National Grid Reference: TL 47945 62697


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