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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: 1128023



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whittlesford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 53155

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TL 4648 WHITTLESFORD NORTH ROAD (South side) 10/337 22.11.67 No.59 (Rayners Farmhouse GV II* Farmhouse. Late C15 or early C16 with late C16,C18 and C19 modifications and additions. Timber-framed and plastered, plain tiled roofs. Late C16 square planned red brick ridge stack with grouped shafts to left hand and gable end stack with two diagonal shafts to right hand. Two storeys with attic and semi basement. Original five bay long jetty building altered in late C16 to present plan of cross wing to left hand with two storey porch and lobby entry. Jetty with curved brackets at each of three bays with large C15 roll-moulded mullioned and transomed oriel window to right hand of six-panelled door. First floor C15 oriel window with brackets and cill possible replacements of an original moulded cill. Boarded door to porch with sealed window above and in gable of cross wing. Interior: C15 hollow-chamfered cross beams and cambered tie beams with deeply chamfered crown post braced to collar purlin and collar. Late C16 inserted doorways, attic floor with wave-moulded ceiling beam, clunch fire places with four centred arches partly sealed by inserted C19 hearths. Early C17 panelling in ground floor room. RCHM report 1949 VCH Vol.VI p.264,270

Listing NGR: TL4655348598

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 264

National Grid Reference: TL 46553 48598


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