16-21 Market Hill / Market Hill Buildings (St Michael's Court), Gonville And Caius College

17 Apr 2006
16-21 Market Hill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3NR
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Market Hill Buildings (St Michael's Court), Gonville And Caius College, Market Hill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3NR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CAMBRIDGE MARKET HILL TL 4458 NE 667- /3/10039 Market Hill Buildings (St Michael's Court), Gonville and Caius College GV II Includes: Nos.16-21 MARKET HILL. College buildings and shops. 1937. By J Murray Easton of Stanley Hall, Easton and Robertson. Portland stone (to Market Hill) and Ketton stone (to Rose Crescent and St Mary's Court) with flat roofs. Modern style with slightly curving front. 5 storeys; 9-window range in all to main front. 4-light metal casements with curving casements to far left corner and slit windows to far right. The principal windows are slightly recessed and on the lower 3 floors the canted jambs have panels of fine carving. On ground floor behind an open colonnade is a row of shops (nos.16-21 Market Hill). To far right set back is a similar slightly taller section with 2-light casements which returns into Rose Crescent, and which then continues in a recessed section to project again for the final bay. The rear has 6/6 sashes with moulded architraves and a cornice below the attic storey which has 2-light casements. The architect won the RIBA bronze medal for his design which Pevsner describes as the best modern building of its date in Cambridge. (Pevsner, N, BOE, Cambridgeshire, p.81)

Listing NGR: TL4487558503


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2061 IOE Records taken by Peter Tree; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Tree. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Tree, Peter

Rights Holder: Tree, Peter


Stone, 20th Century Shop, Commercial, University College, Education, Building, Unassigned