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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: 1130174



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abbots Ripton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 54635

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TL 2377 ABBOTS RIPTON HALL LANE (North West side) 16/2 Chestnut Cottage


Cottage. Bay and south west end remains from C15 building, but two bays to north east are C17. Partly exposed timber frame, and part plaster render with reed thatched roof, half-hipped. Red brick ridge stack. A single range of three bays. One storey and attic. One boxed dormer on the front. Three modern ground floor casements and doorway in modern, brick porch with lean-to roof. The C15 wall framing is visible in the front wall and at the south west end. There is a middle rail, upward bracing and close set studwork of heavy scantling. Weathered timbers. The framing of the C17 part has studs continuous from sole to wall plate and downward bracing. Inside The C15 bay has exposed original ceiling frame of heavy joists laid flat, unmoulded, and a main beam with broad stop chamfers. The tie beam associated with one of the surviving C15 trusses has bracing from principal post to the beam. RCHM: Hunts mon (18)

Listing NGR: TL2394677826

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926)

National Grid Reference: TL 23946 77826


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