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324 High Street, Cottenham

324 High Street, Cottenham

History of 324 High Street Cottenham

Listed building:

Early C18.

This house was the only property in Cottenham copyhold to a manor in Histon, that of St Etheldreda.

Early C19th: Henry Fullston, wheelwright, lived in the house and stacked his wood on the roadside.

1920s: Mary Franklin lived here, first woman in village to wear shorts and trousers. She collected money for a dogs’ home and in 1929 gave prizes to two pupils, Christine Hopkins and Joan Cole, for an essay about dogs. (see Cottenham in Focus, 2002)


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