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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: 1128176



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: 03-Sep-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52711

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GAMLINGAY CHURCH STREET TL 2352 (North side) 11/47 Avenells Farmhouse 22.11.67 (formerly listed as No 27)


House. C16 and mid C17. Timber framed, plaster rendered and plain tiled roofs. Red brick ridge stack, C17, rebuilt in part. Plan of double ended hall house. Two storey main range C16 but much altered mid-late C17. Two C19 six pane first floor hung sashes and one of twelve panes at ground floor. Doorway in original location with early C19 pedimented doorcase with dentilled cornice but with some modern repairs. Modern panelled door. West crosswing C16. Two storeys. Jettied first floor now underbuilt. One flush frame hung sash at first and ground floors. Sills remain of original fenestration in north and west walls. East crosswing probably the service wing of two bays. C17. Two storeys with jettied first floor now underbuilt. One hung sash to each storey. Adjoining on east end is C17-C18 barn or outbuilding. Framed, rendered and tiled. Interior: Main range in two bays but some rebuilding can be seen at first floor, he roof is of butt purlin construction, mid-late C17. The common rafters are morticed to the purlins. At ground floor a partition divides the hall/stairbay from the hall. The staircase, C19, incorporates splat section balusters of c.1680 in the landing balustrade. The west crosswing roof is of clasped side purlin type, C16, with rafters of substantial scantling, well carpentered and laid flat.

RCHM: West Cambs mon (23) VCH: Cambs vol V

Listing NGR: TL2384652350

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1973)
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 23846 52350


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