WILBRAHAM TEMPLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1127875

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Statutory Address: WILBRAHAM TEMPLE, TEMPLE END

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Location

Statutory Address: WILBRAHAM TEMPLE, TEMPLE END

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Great Wilbraham

National Grid Reference: TL 55334 57945

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History

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Details

TL 5557 GREAT WILBRAHAM TEMPLE END

Wilbraham Temple 14/121 31.8.62 II* GV

House, early C17, on or near to the site of a manor house of the Knights Templar, with extensive later C17, C18 and C19 alterations. Timber framed, brick and plaster rendered with roofs of slate. Tall rectangular C18 chimney stacks and one original early C17 grey gault brick ridge stack of six grouped shafts. Principal front is early C19 timber framed and plaster rendered casing to earlier house. Three storeys including a smaller attic storey, with parapet and main cornice. Range of five flush frame hung sashes of fifteen panes each, with smaller similar windows to attic storey. Ground floor windows on either side of contemporary, rendered porch with flat roof and segmental arches to three sides. To the left hand is a brick extension, also early C19, painted with low pitch slate roof. Also three storeys, parapetted, with two recessed hung sashes of twelve panes each to each storey. The attic storey windows are smaller. The garden elevation, North East end, is early C17, extended late in C17. Timber framing, concealed by plaster render. Two storeys and attics. Two steeply pitched gables with C19, two storey canted bays with hung sashes flank doorway with early C19 doorcase. Access to the interior was refused, but said to contain early C17 panelling. The other details are mostly late C18 or early C19 including an open-string staircase. R.C.H.M: Record card Pevsner: Buildings of England p.398 H.P. Stokes: History of the Wilbraham Parishes (1926) p.29 V.C.H: Vol II p.263

Listing NGR: TL5533457945

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 51526

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 398
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1948), 263
Stokes, H P, History of the Wilbraham Parishes, (1926), 29
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

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