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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: 1127719



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Abington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 51857

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11/15 No. 82 (Gildencroft)


Cottage. C15 with mid C16 and C17 alterations. Timber-framed and plastered. Half hipped thatched roof. One storey and attic, three unit plan with original floored ends. Boarded door to left hand, five ground floor windows of various sizes with glazing bars. Large three-light ejjebrow dormer window. Ridge stack to left of centre with upper courses of gault brick, end stack to right hand. Interior: substantial timber-frame complete with wide braces trenched over the studs and nailed, and interrupted tie beam to north gable. Posts of display truss of open hall masked by plaster, tie beam and braces removed for inserted C16 floor with roll-moulded axial beam and joists. Square sectioned joists axially laid to north-east and iaouth-west rooms. Large inglenook hearth with shaped head to niche, and baking oven complete, possibly mid C17. Collar rafter roof with smoke blackened timbers over the original hall. The cottage is sited at the junction of the former road to Bourn Bridge from Linton marked by a stone cross noted in the C19.

Map. Gt. Abington 1687, C.R.O.

Listing NGR: TL5319248706

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National Grid Reference: TL 53192 48706


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