14, NORTH BRINK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1279112
Date first listed:
17-Jul-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
14, NORTH BRINK

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Location

Statutory Address:
14, NORTH BRINK

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
Fenland (District Authority)
Parish:
Wisbech
National Grid Reference:
TF 45877 09666

Details

WISBECH NORTH BRINK TF 4509 5/151 No. 14 GV I

A very fine example of an early C18 town house with two early C19 'bays' added to west, the second 'bay' with false windows. The extension incorporates the original side entry. Local brown brick; slate roof, hipped to left hand with three stacks. Three storeys with service basement. Parapet with stone copings. Brick cornice. Four, second floor, twelve-paned hung sash windows in flush wooden frames with segmental arches. Four similar, but larger, first floor and three ground floor windows. Entrance, to west of centre, approacheed by four steps with low balustraded wall. Iron railings and gate to forecourt. Rusticated limestone doorcase with key block in square headed, triangular pedimented head. Six-panelled door. Original interior details complete at each floor level, of particular interest the staircase hall with geometric stone floor with black marble insets, enriched cornice at both floor levels, matching pair of broken pedimented doorcases to ground floor rooms; fine open-string staircase with Vitruvian scroll band, turned balusters and moulded, shaped hand rail. Drawing room complete with raised and fielded panelling and cornice and chimney piece. Original panelled doors and door and window cases. Early C19 rooms with good interior detail. House once owned by the Peckover family. Print, c.1785 in Peckover House. Painting, c.1820 in Peckover House. Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.500. VCH Cambs, p.242.

Listing NGR: TF4587709666

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
48349
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08612/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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