20. COPPINGFORD (B.c.).
(O.S. 6 in. XIII S.W.)
Coppingford is a small parish 7 m. N.W. of
Huntingdon. There is no church.
(1). Homestead Moat, in Coppingford Spinney,
250 yards W. of the cross-roads in the hamlet.
There are remains of an outer enclosure.
(2). Cottage, about 150 yards E. of (1), is of
two storeys with attics, timber-framed and plastered; the roofs are thatched. It was built in
the first half of the 17th century and has modern
additions on the E. Some of the timber-framing
is exposed at the N. and S. ends. Inside the
building the original ceiling-beams are exposed,
and in the modern addition is an original door
with panelled lower part and open upper part
filled with flat shaped balusters or splats.
In the garden are a number of fragments of
worked and moulded stone including part of an
early 17th-century door-head.