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Poets Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Fordham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3117 / 52°18'41"N

Longitude: 0.3899 / 0°23'23"E

OS Eastings: 563013

OS Northings: 270860

OS Grid: TL630708

Mapcode National: GBR N94.3DB

Mapcode Global: VHJG9.P5Z6

Entry Name: Poets Cottage

Listing Date: 31 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49022

Location: Fordham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fordham

Built-Up Area: Fordham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fordham St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(north side)
11/95 12/95
No 6 (Poets'


Cottage early C18. Clunch, painted and plastered with red
pantile roofs and tall, local brick stack. Two unit plan with
lower range at right angles, one storey and attic. Gothic
two-centred arches to windows with glazing bars, and boarded
door to left hand. House of James R Withers (b.1812-d.1892) a
local poet.

Collected Poems of James R Withers by J Aspland, 1901
Bell J. sup. Ivatt. Hist. of Fordham, 1873, 1923

Listing NGR: TL6301370860

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