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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: 1127578



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: 22-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52230

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MELBOURN HIGH STREET TL 3844 (South east side) 24/179 Nos. 97, 99 (formerly listed as 22.11.67 nos. 125, 127, 129) GV II

Row of three houses. Early C18 in origin but roof raised and first floor added early C19. Parallel range added at rear also early C19. Timber frame roughcast rendered and low pitch, slate roof hipped at corner. Red brick stack at right angles to the ridge. Early C18 cottage of lobby entry plan and probably three bays. Subdivided and extended early C19 so that return now to Meeting Lane. Two storeys. Nos. 97 and 99 retain their early C19 facade, except for roughcast replacing incised plaster. Five, flush frame, sixteen pane hung sashes at first floor. Six similar windows at ground floor and two original doorways. Moulded architraves and panelled doors'with narrow shaped hoods on cut brackets. The two windows to the right hand and part of No. 1 Meeting Lane are replacement hung sashes. Originally there was a shop window and the doorway has been blocked and a rear doorway made in Meeting Lane (c.1920) reusing the old doorcase. The early C19 parallel rear range is also timber framed and slated. Inside: Red brick inglenook hearth and framing of slender scantling with some larger, reused timber. The original wall plate is visible. Also including no. 1, Meeting Lane.

Dr. D. Mills: Social and Demographic Study of Melbourn (Archives: 1976 Vol. XIII No. 55) Dr. D. Mills: Quality of Life in Melbourn, Cambs. in the period 1000-50 (International Review of Social History Vol. XXIII, 1978 part 3). Photograph: Private Collection

Listing NGR: TL3816844547

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mills, D , 'Archives' in Social And Demographic Study Of Melbourn, , Vol. 13, (1976)
Mills, Dr D , 'International Review of Social History' in Quality of Life in Melbourn Cambridgeshire in the Period 1800-50, (1978)

National Grid Reference: TL 38168 44547


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