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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 32, OLD MARKET

List entry Number: 1126595



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wisbech

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 01-May-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48439

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In the entry for 5/232 WISBECH OLD MARKET (west side) No 32 (Sulehay House) The address shall be amended to read



WISBECH OLD MARKET TF 4509 9 (West Side) 5/232 No. 32 (Sulehay House) GV II*

House built 1723, dated rainwater head. Side entrance to east later in C18, raised to two storeys in C19. Local red brick with stone bands and plinth band, and rusticated quoins from first floor. Three storeys and basement. Four end stacks, parapet to each elevation with stone coping and two brick panels to north and south elevations. Two, twelve-paned, slightly recessed hung sash windows in cambered gauged brick arches with stone cills; two similar, but larger windows at ground floor and first floor. Side entrance approached by stone steps with iron railings. Round-headed, moulded, stone architrave with lion masks, six-panelled door with patterned fanlight. Brick pier with stone cap, urn finial and plinth terminating boundary wall to east. Interior has very fine original open-string staircase with carved brackets to newels with volutes and leaf swags; carved leaf ornament to stair risers. Panelled doors; raised and fielded panelling and cornices. VCH Cambs, p.243. NMR (C. Godfrey, Wisbech Collection), 1982. Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.499. Photographs and prints, C18 and C19, W. & F. Mus.

Listing NGR: TF4597809801

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 499
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 243

National Grid Reference: TF 45978 09801


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