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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: 1127609



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Foxton

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: 52098

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TL 4148 FOXTON BARON'S LANE (North side) 19/49 No. 2 (Baron's Farmhouse) II

House. c.1560 by George Wells. Much altered externally and added to in late C19. Timber frame, rendered, low pitch late C19 roof of slate. The side stack of reused red brick is C19 and possibly on the site of the original. Two storeys. Mid-late C20 fenestration and doorway. In late C19 lean-tos were added to the side walls, and the slate roof carried down over them. Inside: The two bays of the c.1560 house remain intact. Peg-holes indicate that the original house was of two bays. The centre truss has an arched brace tie beam and all the main posts have heavy, jowled heads. At ground floor there is an original partition wall between the two rooms. The hall has a fine c.1560 ceiling of double ogee moulded joists, closely set and laid flat with leaf moulded stops. Similar, larger mouldings to main beam and cornice. The house is included for the timber framing of the original structure and the ceiling of the hall.

Rowland Parker: The Common Stream R.C.H.M.: Record Card

Listing NGR: TL4142248370

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Parker, R, The Common Stream

National Grid Reference: TL 41422 48370


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