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343 High Street, Cottenham

343 (235) High Street, Cottenham

History of 343 High Street

Listed building: rear of house

Two adjoining barns, C17. Timber framed, weatherboarded.

Cottenham in Focus (2002) states that this house was called The Elms, rather than the house next door, also lived in by the Ivatt family.


William Ivatt, 28, farmer


William Ivatt, 34, farm of 270 acres employing 10 men and 3 boys, b Cottenham

The house was built in 1851 for £600. The Ivatt family claimed to have lived on the site for 400  years.


William Ivatt, 49, farm 460 acres employing 13 men and 7 boys, b Cottenham


William Ivatt, 59, farmer of 270 acres employing 11 men and 2 boys, b Cottenham


Sarah Wilkin, 59, b Shelford


George Ivatt, 43, farmer of 225 acres employing 7 labourers and 4 boys, b Cottenham


William Coxall, 54, farmer


Emma Holmes, widow, 64, b Hunts


William Coxall, 60, farmer, b Waterbeach


William Coxall, 74, farmer, b Waterbeach

Esther Smith, 56, housekeeper, b Willingham

Jane Pierson, 16, servant, b Cottenham


Sidney Smith, b 1893, general farm worker


The artist John Hutton lived here and worked on engraved glass panels for Coventry Cathedral.


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