CLARE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1331603

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1982

Statutory Address: CLARE COTTAGE, 16, WOODGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CLARE COTTAGE, 16, WOODGATE

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

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Helpston

National Grid Reference: TF 12122 05333

Details

1. 5141 HELPSTON WOODGATE (west side) No 16 (Clare Cottage) (formerly listed as Clares Cottage under South Street TF 1205 37/328 15.12.55 II* GV 2. C17/early C18 cottage. The birthplace of the poet John Clare (1793-1864). Extended at south end in C18. Whitewashed stone rubble. Thatched roof with gabled ends. One storey and attic. Five window range. Modern 2-light casements. Right-hand splayed bay with thatched roof. Plank door with thatched hood. Four eyebrow dormers. End and ridge stacks of stone, north stack heightened in brick. Stone tablet on front with inscription "In this cottage John Clare the poet was born 13 July 1793. This tablet is erected by the Peterborough Museum Society 1921". Grade II* for historical associations.

Listing NGR: TF1212205333

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 50114

Legacy System: LBS

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