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The Old Guild House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Abington, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1152 / 52°6'54"N

Longitude: 0.2355 / 0°14'7"E

OS Eastings: 553167

OS Northings: 248680

OS Grid: TL531486

Mapcode National: GBR M9Y.6CW

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.13C9

Entry Name: The Old Guild House

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51860

Location: Great Abington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Great Abington

Built-Up Area: Great Abington

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Abington

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 5248 GREAT ABINGTON HIGH STREET
(West Side)

11/16 Nos. 88 and 90
(The Old Guild
House)

GV II


Cottage. C15 with C16 and C17 alterations. Timber-framed and plastered with
two bays to west exposed. Thatched roof. Red brick ridge stack and stack to
west gable end. Painted plinth. One storey and attic. C20 boarded door,
eight ground floor casement windows of various sizes with glazing bars and
three plain tiled gabled dormer windows. Interior: Some timber-frame
survives of the original C15 building, rebuilt mid C16 with inserted floors;
floor to central room with roll-moulded joists and axial beam. Segmental
arched brick fire place mid to late C17. The cottage is sited on the north
side of the former road from Linton to Bourn Bridge, a stone cross marked the
cross roads in the early C19. Wm Palmer suggests the cottage was once the
guildhall.

Map. Gt. Abington 1687, C.R.O.
Palmer, W.M. 'The Neighbourhood of Hildersham', 1924


Listing NGR: TL5316748680

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