Kimbolton House / The Sun Inn

21 May 2005
Kimbolton House, 9 High Street, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0HB
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The Sun Inn, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0HB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

KIMBOLTON HIGH STREET TL 095675 (SOUTH-WEST SIDE) 6/34 NO. 9 24.10.51 (KIMBOLTON HOUSE) GV II Originally two separate C17 buildings with a central passage way incorporated into early C19 inn of two storeys with an additional range to south-west, 'The Sun' tap room. In mid C19 street range raised to three storeys and the tap room became the service wing to the house. A billiard room was added to north-west of the street range in the late C19. Brick and timber-frame rendered. Street elevation decorated by painted wooden trellis, divided into panels and forming surrounding frames to upper windows. Low pitched slate roof with deep boarded eaves with pierced pelmet and paired modillions. Side stacks. Ranges of six hung sash windows in moulded wooden frames with glazing bars at first and second floor levels.

Slightly projecting ground floor has five similar windows. Door to right of centre with six raised and fielded panels in architraved doorcase with two attached Doric columns. Rear elevation to main range has six hung sash windows in round headed arches. The former Sun Inn forms rear service wing to south-west. Two storeyed, painted brick with low pitched slate roof, end stack to south-west. Three original first floor hung sash windows with glazing bars. Interior has C19 chimney pieces, doors and staircase.

RCHM (Hunts) p175.

Listing NGR: TL0995167724


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1575 IOE Records taken by Derek G Pettit; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek G. Pettit. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pettit, Derek G.

Rights Holder: Pettit, Derek G.


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