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The Three Tuns Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2961 / 52°17'45"N

Longitude: -0.0379 / 0°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 533903

OS Northings: 268250

OS Grid: TL339682

Mapcode National: GBR K4S.36Q

Mapcode Global: VHGM5.9KB6

Entry Name: The Three Tuns Inn

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50975

Location: Fen Drayton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fen Drayton

Built-Up Area: Fen Drayton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fen Drayton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 3268-3368 FEN DRAYTON HIGH STREET
(East Side)

13/66 The Three Tuns
31.8.62 Inn

GV II*


Inn, Late C15 or early C16, and C17. Timber frame plastered
and exposed; painted late C17 and modern brick. Plain tile and
thatched roofs. Two storey jettied cross wing of three bays to
later C17 main range of one storey and attic. Modern side stack
to cross wing with jetty, underbuilt with brick casing original
timber frame. C17 ridge stack with rebuilt upper courses to
main range with late C17 tumbled brick parapet gable. Boarded
door in cross passage position, three ground floor horizontal
sliding sash windows with shutters and one casement attic
window. Exposed close-studded timber frame to cross wing with
tension braces terminating in studs; moulded jetty bressumer
similar to mantel beam re-sited in C17 hearth. Interior. Very
fine moulded cross beams with carved central boss and leaf stops
to roll-moulded joists. Doorway in rear bay of cross wing with
four-centred arched head and carved spandrels, was possibly
entered from original hall, rebuilt and realigned in C17. Cross
wing crown post roof complete; ridge piece to roof of main
range. C17 floor frames.
R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes), 1950
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.385


Listing NGR: TL3390368250

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