The Guildhall


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Listed Building
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Date first listed:
Statutory Address:
The Guildhall, 36, High Street


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Statutory Address:
The Guildhall, 36, High Street

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

South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 39303 49687


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/09/2020

TL 3949 17/22

BARRINGTON HIGH STREET (North Side) No. 36 (The Guildhall)

22.11.67 GV II Cottage. Probably 1657. Timber framed, lath and plaster rendered and long straw thatch roof, half hipped. Red brick ridge stack of grouped shafts set diagonally. Single range and four bay plan with lobby-entry. One storey and attic. Three gable dormers. Four casements, including two with leaded lights. Two panelled door to lobby.

Inside. Main beam in one room is inscribed '18 Day of February 1657', '1656 and 'WM 1712'. Abutting inglework hearths. Inserted ceiling in the west end of the cottage. Side purlin roof. Ceiling with ogee moulded stop chamfer to mainbeam. This and other cottages on the north side of the High Street form an encroachment on the Green probably begun c.1650.

Listing NGR: TL3930349687


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Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1973), 147
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Oct 1999
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