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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: 1279125



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wisbech

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48358

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TF 4509 5/160

No. 19


Building including the original stables to Peckover House and now converted to one dwelling. Three building periods. Stables, late C18 or early C19 to west of tower block, early C18; and rear wing possibly c.1700. Tower block, local brown brick with red brick details, shallow pyramidal slate roof with weather-vane finial, moulded wooden cornice with modillions. Three storeys. Giant pilasters at quoins and brick plinth. River facade has two storey canted bay windows with hung sashes and glazing bars, and three-light hung sash window with cambered, gauged, brick arch at second floor. Windows in east facade recently inserted. Stables to west, gault brick with gauged amber brick, and Coade stone details. Two storeys. Five 'bays'. Blind arcade with Coade stone fluted imposts and head masks to round-headed arches. Trefoil Coade stone windows in spandrels and fluted band at first floor. Three first floor six-paned hung sash windows shaped to deep segmental arches. Battlemented pediment with stone coping. Entrances to west. Rear wing possibly part of an earlier house. Local red brick, slate roof with parapet gable and end stack. Two storeys with attics. Two, painted blind dormer windows with bolection moulded gable cornices. Deep, curved eaves cornice. One first floor twelve-pane hung sash window and two blind windows in gauged brick arches. Gauged brick band between floors. Two blocked ground floor windows. Attached range to north, altered, with original Collyweston stone slates. Part of the building was used as a Quaker School in C19. Early C19 watercolour in Peckover House. Peckover House, National Trust Pub. p.4, 1978. Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.

Listing NGR: TF4583709632

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'National Trust Guide' in Peckover House Wisbech, (1978), 4

National Grid Reference: TF4583709632


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