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Latitude: 52.6581 / 52°39'29"N
Longitude: -0.2316 / 0°13'53"W
OS Eastings: 519705
OS Northings: 308179
OS Grid: TF197081
Mapcode National: GBR HYR.88H
Mapcode Global: WHHN5.DGX1
Entry Name: Decoy Farmhouse
Listing Date: 24 February 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49903
Location: Borough Fen, Peterborough, PE6
County: City of Peterborough
Civil Parish: Borough Fen
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
5141 BOROUGH FEN DECOY ROAD
TF 10 NE 4/113
Late C18 brick house, roughcast rendered. Thatched roof with coped gable ends.
Two storeys. Three window range. Modern casements except for first floor centre
which is C19 two-light gothic casement. Two modern ground floor canted bays.
Central doorway with rectangular fanlight with intersecting glazing bars, glazed
door and iron trellis porch. End stacks. Gabled wing at rear with thatched
roof forming L-shaped plan.
VCH Northamptonshire Vol II mentions the celebrated Decoy Farm, owned for
many years by a family named Williams. An old wild fowl decoy is situated about
350 yds to the south-east.
Listing NGR: TF1970508179
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