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1 and 2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2974 / 52°17'50"N

Longitude: -0.0378 / 0°2'15"W

OS Eastings: 533907

OS Northings: 268397

OS Grid: TL339683

Mapcode National: GBR K4L.WTG

Mapcode Global: VHGM5.9JD5

Entry Name: 1 and 2, High Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Last Amended: 25 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50984

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
(West Side)

13/75 Nos. 1 and 2 (formerly
31.8.62 listed as The Old Manor
House)
GV
II


Farmhouse, now two dwellings. Early C16, and early and late
C17. Lead rainwater head dated 1695. Timber frame with plaster
infill, C17 red brick coursed in English bond; thatched roof.
Two storeys and attics, slightly projecting earlier wing to left
hand of jettied hall range. Re-roofed and brick gables added
c.1695. Brick plinth. Gables similar, one to south complete,
north gable altered by later building, each parapet with eleven
gabled steps and projecting stacks with two offsets and pair of
ogee-headed recesses below diagonally set grouped shafts, at
their base were small carved brick horse heads one of which
survives on north gable stack. One two-light, and two
three-light transomed ground floor casement windows with
mullioned side lights to centre window; three first floor
three-light casement windows with similar mullioned side lights
to centre window; two late C17 facade dormer windows with
casement lights. Square sundial plaque in south gable wall.
Other C17 examples of stepped parapet gables are found in the
fen area of Cambridgeshire.
R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes), 1950.


Listing NGR: TL3389268344

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