QUEENS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1127677
Date first listed:
22-Nov-1967
Statutory Address:
QUEENS HOUSE, 16, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
QUEENS HOUSE, 16, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Linton
National Grid Reference:
TL 55938 46632

Details

TL 5446 LINTON HIGH STREET (South-East Side)

15/148 No. 16 (Queens House) 22.11.67 GV II*

House. Dated rainwater head 'W.C. 1731' and carved brick 'I. WEBB 1731' in rear wall, with alterations c.1780-90 to street facade and incorporating as service wing an original C17 two unit plan lobby entry building. Red brick, stuccoed to north-west, with timber-framed and plastered rear wing. Plain tiled roofs. Two storeys with attics main north-west range with rear staircase hall linked to earlier building of two storeys. Main facade; parapet gables and end stacks and plain parapet above. Wooden eaves cornice with modillions; plastered brick plinth. Two storey canted bay windows with hung sashes rising to cornice level. Central twelve-paned hung sash window with flush-frame above entrance door of six panels and fanlight with radial glazing bars. Wooden doorcase with attached columns on square bases with dentil enriched entablature. Central ridge cupola with glazed lights, and leaded ogee cap. Interior: Early C18 staircase with turned balusters, and panelling. House possibly built for Thos. Talbot steward of Linton Manors c.1730. Palmer, M W, & Morley. Photographic Collection. pl, 22. 1913 C.C. R.C.H.M. Report 1951 Stevens, R L Linton P.C. Pub. 1983 V.C.H. Vol. VI, p82 Barham Manor Map 1785. Pembroke College Millicent Map 1600. Pembroke College

Listing NGR: TL5593846632

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
51962
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 82
Stevens, R L, Linton
Other
Reports on Buildings in the Parishes of Babraham Great Abington Hildersham Linton Little Abington and Pampisford Cambridgeshire, (1951)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09994/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John E. Scott. Source Historic England Archive
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