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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: 1127408



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Histon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Aug-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50602

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The following item: HISTON Station Road (south side) 14/54 Nos 46 and 52

shall be amended HISTON Station Road to read (south side) Nos 46 to 52


TL 4263-4363 HISTON STATION ROAD (West Side)

14/54 No. 2 (The Olde House)

31.8.62 (formerly listed as No 2 under Cambridge Road)


House. Early C16 and C17. Timber frame cased in local red brick coursed in English bond, with later brick repairs. Plain tile roofs. Two storeys, L-plan with gabled, two storey later C17 addition in angle. Parapet gables; gable to left hand with stack and two rebuilt diagonal shafts, embattled decoration at point where wall is reduced in thickness and possibly at height of original timber frame. Large rear stack with three diagonal shafts. Main elevation; sawtooth eaves cornice, rebuilt plinth, chamfered reveals to original openings with square headed arches and drip moulds, altered with three first floor and three ground floor casement windows. Door with studded moulding, C17, similar door resited inside. Interior, C16 floor frames to rear wing, C17 to front range. Two large inglenook hearths and first floor hearth, C17 panelling resited for C19 staircase in cross-passage. Side purlin roof with windbraces. Ovolo-moulded mullion window in north west gable.

Listing NGR: TL4388263520

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National Grid Reference: TL 43882 63520


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