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Looking west along Cherry Hinton High Street circa 1900. 84a left foreground.

84a (81) Cherry Hinton High Street

History of 84a (81) Cherry Hinton High Street

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: No. 81 High Street, 23 yds NNE of [75 High Street], is a rectangular timber frames and plastered 17th cent. building of one storey with attics. Two gabled dormer-windows rise of the S wall. The two rooms are divided by a large internal chimney-stack with diagonal clustered shafts of thin yellowish bricks. The stair is in the SW angle of the house. In the S wall is a clunch panel inscribed ‘July 25 1’17.’


John Ellwood, 48, county council roadman, b Cherry Hinton






John Ellwood, b 1862, labourer


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