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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1068782



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47768

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SHORT STREET 1. 942 Nos 1 to 4 (consec) TL 4558 NW 4/665 II 2. circa 1820. Built by Charles Humfrey as part of the Doll's close development (qv Maid's Causeway). Grey gault brick. 2 storeys and basement, 2 windows, sashes with glazing bars. Brick plat band at first floor cill-level. Timber doorcases with side - pilasters and simplified entablatures. Mid C19 door-surround to No 1 with shallow bracketted hood. Slate roof. No 3 has a street name-plate carved in stone. The north gable end of No 1 forms the original west end feature of Maid's Causeway, but very altered in late C19. The original concept remains on No 1 Fair Street (qv). A broad wall arch with elliptical head and pediment over. The arch filled by a 2 storey canted bay in late C19. The screen wall connection with No 4 Maid's Causeway replaced by No 2 in late Cl9. (RCHM 266).

Listing NGR: TL4545658720

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)

National Grid Reference: TL 45456 58720


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