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

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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:
TF1213105302

Details

1. 5141 TF 1205 37/328 15.12.55

HELPSTON WOODGATE (west side) No 16 (Clare Cottage) (formerly listed as Clares Cottage under South Street

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: TF1213105302

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
50114
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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