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Queens Arms

Date of photo: 2008

Picture source: Google Streetview

The Queens Arms was situated at 35 North Street. This grade-II listed pub closed in 1976 and is now in residential use.

From: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire, 1968
Queen's Arms Inn is of one storey with semi-attics, and is timber-framed with a pantiled gabled roof. It was built in C16 (1587) as inscribed on a beam and thought the W. room has a higher roof and the N. exterior wall breaks forward the house is generally of one date. The Chimney bay is moulded and is carved 'RR 1587'. The roof and possibly the N. wall of the E. room and the central bay have been rebuilt at the lower level. Barn W of house is early C19 and of two storeys, clunch walls and pantiled gabled roof and is in four bays.
Listed building details:
House, formerly an inn, 'The Queen's Arms'. Built in 1587, date carved with initials RR on ceiling beam. Timber-frame, clunch and painted brick with modern pantile roof and plain tile gabled dormer windows with casements. Three unit plan; one storey and attic with wing to west of two storeys with attics. Gable stack and ridge stack of local brick. Two first floor casement windows and three, three-light ground floor casement windows. Brick plinth. Interior has pair of roll and hollow chamfered  ceiling beams with carved cross beam before the hearth; pair of possibly similar beams boxed in room to east, and one axial beam with similar moulding in room to west. Modern brick facing to inglenook hearth with mantel beam. Attic floor frame exposed in bedroom to west.

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