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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: 1309693



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Foxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52114

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TL 4148 FOXTON HIGH STREET (North west side) 19/65 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 ridye 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.

Rowland Parker: The Common Stream R.C.H.M.: Record Card (1950)

Listing NGR: TL4120448404

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Parker, R, The Common Stream

National Grid Reference: TL 41204 48404


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