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Statutory Address:

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

East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 48164 74961



28/44 No. 68


Cottage formerly the Old Chequers PH. 1662, extended by one bay at east end C18. Red brick, Flemish bond and plain tiled steeply pitched roof with square red brick stack having a string course and later gault brick to the upper courses. At east end, a gault brick stack. Single range plan originally of two bays. One storey and attic. Three small gable dormers with wood casements, C19-C20. Three ground floor small pane modern casements in enlarged openings on either side of lobby entry doorway. There is a straight joint in the brickwork between the bay at the east end and the main range. The outshut is probably C18, and has had the roof raised. In the garden is a late C17 red brick barn, English bond, with pantiled roof. Interior: Back to back inglenook hearths have been rebuilt in the rear wall. Part of the chimney brickwork has been removed and a staircase inserted from the north side. Early C18 doorway off the lobby entry has a half glazed door of six glazed lights with ovolo glazing bars and retaining original glass to one pane with scratchings of 1766, 1846 and 1909. Four raised and fielded panels to the lower stage. The other doorway from the lobby entry has late C17 door of three rebated vertical planks with mouldings at the rebate and on the room side, raised and fielded panels. There are other similar doors of three vertical planks with mouldings at the rebates and strap hinges terminating in fleur-de-lys. One door at first floor has original architrave with cyma moulding. Two first floor chambers have original hearths. One is exposed and has red brickwork, now painted and a wood lintel with ogee stop chamfer. Side purlin roof has chamfered main rafters suggesting that the ceiling at first floor is an insertion.

Listing NGR: TL4816474961


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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: 15 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04305/02
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