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1-2 Free School Lane c1960

1 – 2 Free School Lane (Luttburne Lane)

History of 1 - 2 Free School Lane

House nos. 1 and 2 at the corner of Bene’t Street is of three storeys with basement and attics. The walls are of plastered timber-framing elaborated with modern applied timber. It was built either as one or two tenements late in the 16th cent. Extensive alterations have been made; the present shop front to no.1 is of the 18th cent. (1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge)

Luttburne Lane appears on a map of 1574.

1851:

(1) Mary Sandifer, widow, 70, bookseller and stationer, b Haddenham

(2) Charles West, 57, proprietor of houses, b Middlesex

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