Pound Cottage


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Pound Cottage, 61, High Street


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Statutory Address:
Pound Cottage, 61, 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 41204 48404


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

TL 4148 19/65

FOXTON HIGH STREET (North west side) No. 61 (Pound Cottage) GV II Cottage. 1581 by William Brestbone, extended by one bay to the west slightly later. Timber frame, plaster rendered and long straw thatched with single flue red brick ridge stack. Original two bay plan with narrower bay for the chimney, extended by one bay to the west. One storey and attic. One dormer. Three windows, all mid late C.20.

Inside: Hall originally open to the roof with floor inserted C17. Joists laid on edge. There is an original closed truss in each side of the chimney bay. The chimney is of red brick. The present doorway is slightly to the east of the original entry. The framing of the doorway including the lintel is visible opposite the stack. There is a closed truss between the hall and bay to the east. This is carried up into the roof space. The framing is uniform, with downward bracing and posts with jowled heads. The floor frame in the bay at the east end has joists, laid flat and unmoulded and carried on a chamfered clamp similar to No. 5 High Street, Foxton (q.v). The main beam has ogee stop chamfers. The bay the west was open to the roof. Similar framing and bracing.

Listing NGR: TL4120448404


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Parker, R, The Common Stream


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: 20 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10009/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Burtenshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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