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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: 1127575



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Melbourn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52221

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MELBOURN HIGH STREET TL 3844 (South east side) 24/170 No. 27 (The Old White House) II

House. C18 origin, remodelled and roof raised early C19. Altered and extended mid-late C20. Timber framed, plaster rendered and low pitch slate roofs, hipped, with early C18 red brick stack at right angles to ridge. T-plan with range projecting to the road and parlour wing of three bays forming a crosswing. At the rear of the parlour wing is a two bay kitchen. Two storeys. Elevations date from early-mid C19. Garden front original main facade. Two flush frame hung sashes with margin lights. Similar fenestration on either side of doorway to lobby entry, now blocked. Crosswing now has one window at ground and first floor and glazed door. This crosswing was extended mid-late C20 with a jetty at the rear. The kitchen at the rear of the parlour crosswing is also framed, of two bays and one storey. It has a large stack of red brick. Inside:- Framing exposed, and the reuse of old material is suggested by one jowled post and others which are plain. The main beams and lintel over the inglenook are unmoulded. There is a smaller abutting hearth to the room to the road. The kitchen at the rear of the parlour may indicate that the house was subdivided and a kitchen added, or alternatively, that the household expanded and the former kitchen became a parlour. The development probably took place over a short time. Brickwork and framing is similar throughout the house. The rear kitchen has original bread oven adjoining the inglenook.

Listing NGR: TL3851144950

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National Grid Reference: TL 38511 44950


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