Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127858

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Statutory Address: THE OAK COTTAGE, 82, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: THE OAK COTTAGE, 82, 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: Great Shelford

National Grid Reference: TL4603252002


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18/81 No 82 (The Oak Cottage) 31.8.62 II

House, mid-late C16 enlarged by addition of a service wing at the rear in the late 1930s, but otherwise little altered. Timber frame exposed with rendered infill with steeply pitched plain tile roof with ridge stack. Plan of single range of four bays with lobby entry. Two storeys with the first floor jettied, the jetty beam carved with running folded leaf ornament. No wall bracing or jetty brackets visible. Two windows at first floor and three at ground floor, all C20 leaded light casements. Doorway in original location opposite the stack, but with C20 door. Interior: Narrower stair and lobby-entry bay with service bay to right hand and two bay hall, floored throughout, to left hand. Inglenook hearth. Stop chamfered joists and main beams except for one boxed main beam. Closed trusses between lobby entry and hall and service bay. The framing is of substantial scantling with cranked bracing, some removed. The tie beams are cambered. The roof is intact and of clasped side purlin construction in four bays, also with cranked wind bracing between principal rafters and the purlins. The first floor chamber over the hall was probably open to the roof at one time. There are remains of oak lathes nailed to the soffits of the rafters. R.C.H.M: record card

Listing NGR: TL4603252002


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Legacy System number: 51486

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