3-5 Minster Precincts / The School Houses / 3-5 Precincts

10 Aug 2002
3-5 Minster Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS
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The School Houses, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS
3-5 Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for: PETERBOROUGH TL 1998 NW PRECINCTS 1/11 Nos 3 to 5 (consec) 7.2.52 GV II

The entry shall be amended to read:

TL 1998 NW PETERBOROUGH MINSTER PRECINCTS 819- /1/11 I Nos. 3-5 (Consecutive) 07/02/52 (Formerly listed as: Peterborough Precincts Nos 3-5 (Consecutive)) GV II* Terrace of 3 houses, now flats. 1726, for Earl Fitzwilliam. Yellow brick with redbrick and ashlar dressings. Colleyweston slate M roof with end stacks. 3 storeys, attics and basements. 9-window range in all of sashes with glazing bars, under red brick segmental arches. Doorcases have semi-circular broken pediments on reeded pilasters and 6-panel doors, some partly glazed. Steps with iron railings to front gardens, formerly school playground raised on brick barrell vaults formerly used for storage. INTERIORS. Dogleg staircases with turned balusters. Raised and fielded dado and full panelling in halls, on staircases and in many rooms, and corner fireplaces in several. These houses, formerly known as The School Houses, were built for Earl Fitzwilliam as dormitories for the Kings School, and the modification of the terrace house plan to permit access across the houses reflects this use.



1500 PRECINCTS Nos 3 to 5 (consec) TL 1998 NW 1/11 7.2.52.

II GV 2.

Late C18. 3 storeys and attics in yellow and red brick. Parapet with 9 blind panels. Ashlar cornice and band between ground and 1st floor. 4 dormers, pedimented, the 2 inner ones having semi-circular pediments, casements.

9 windows, red brick rusticated segmental arches. Some glazing bars to No 3. Doorways with broken semi-circular pediments on reeded pilasters flank 6-Panel doors with some glass panels. Steps with iron rail to raised gardens.

The Great Gate, Chapel of St Thomas, Archway to Dean's Court and Nos 1 to 10 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1925698683


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