List entry

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: OLDHAM CHEMISTS

List entry Number: 1126657

Location

OLDHAM CHEMISTS, 29, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireFenlandDistrict AuthorityWisbech

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48296

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WISBECH MARKET PLACE TF 4609 (West Side) 6/98 No. 29 (Oldham Chemists) GV II*

Late C18 shop. Local brown brick; red pantile roof, stack to right hand. Shallow parapet with stone coping. Three storeys, one 'bay'. Two, sixteen-paned recessed hung sash windows in cambered, gauged red brick arches and brick bands between floors. Modern shop at ground floor. Remains of three-bayed vault in semi-basement, mediaeval. Two bays destroyed when shop floor was lowered. One bay intact with moulded ribs springing from stone corbels with finely carved centre boss. Walker and Craddock, History of Wisbech, p.419, print of crypt. VCH Cambs, p.242.

Listing NGR: TF4618109715

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 242
Walker, N, Craddock, T , The History of Wisbech and the Fens, (1849), 419

National Grid Reference: TF 46181 09715

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