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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: 1128175



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gamlingay

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: 52709

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GAMLINGAY CHURCH STREET TL 2352 (North side) 11/45 Nos 13 and 15 22.11.67


House, now two dwellings. Mid-late C16, and small C19 outshut at rear. Timber framed plaster rendered and plain tiled roof. The red brick ridge stack inserted C17 has clasping corner pilaster shafts with capitals and base with recesses between. Single range probably extended further along the street, but part replaced during C19. Two storeys. Jettied first floor partly underbuilt. The bressumer in three original lengths, with double bolection and hollow moulding: The joists are cogged into the bressumer. Three first floor windows, C19 including a horizontal sliding sash and a nine pane hung sash. Two ground floor horizontal sliding sashes and a fixed light window with single central glazing bar possibly for a shop, adjacent to the doorway to No 15. Interior: has main beam with ogee and roll moulding and inglenook hearths. At intersection of mainbeams is a boss in form of a fruit and flowers and a shield charged with a cross of St George. Cambered tie beams and jowled post heads. Wind braced side purlin roof. This may be the Guildhall which is referred to in documents prior to its dissolution c.1530.

C Brown: Mss Notes RCHM: West Cambs mon (27) C Hewett: Development of Carpentry (p147)

Listing NGR: TL2378252354

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hewett, C A, The Development of Carpentry 1200-1700 An Essex Study, (1969), 147
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 23782 52354


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