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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: 1127828



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County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 51622

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BARTON COMBERTON ROAD TL 4055 (South Side) 12/4 31.8.82 No 7 (Pryors Hold)


House. c1600 and mid-C17. Small late C17 and C18 additions. Timber-framed, plastered and part pargetted with raised geometrical design, late C17. Tiled roof and ridge stack, C17, of red brick and four flues. Lobby-entry plan and three rooms, now enlarged by C17 and C18 additions. Two storeys. Front wall had four casements at first floor, all modern, but there is evidence in the wallplate for original window openings with diamond mullions. Doorway in situ opposite the stack. Boarded door. Rear wall has a four- light diamond mullions window to the room over the service end and a four-light ovolo mullion to the chamber over the hall. A small jettied addition was made to the service bay probably mid C17. Timber-framed, rendered and tiled. Two storeys with the jetty carried on brackets. One casement at first floor and an iron casement with diamond lazing bars at ground floor. There is a further addition on the front, right hand. Probably late C17 or C18. Timber-framed, roughcast rendered and tiled. At the rear a kitchen or bakehouse, possibly dating from the subdivision of the house. Inside: There is some evidence that there was an earlier house on the site. One wallplate and some timbers in a partition wall are all heavily sooted. The joists in the ceiling of the centre room or hall and in the parlour are of heavy scantling, laid flat and unmoulded and probably C15, whereas the main beam in the same room is of much lifter date. The house was probably rebuilt c.1600 in five structural bays. The framing is exposed. There are abutting inglenook hearths of red brick, one with herringbone pattern and the chambers above are both heated. The roof is intact and is of clasped side purlin construction with paired, cranked wind bracing. A doorway has been cut from tile service end to the je.ttiedhddition. There are short braces to the tiebeams. R.C.H.M West Cambs., iron.(4) .

Listing NGR: TL4052855808

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 40528 55808


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