THE COCKERELL BUILDING (SQUIRE LAW LIBRARY)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1121518

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Statutory Address: THE COCKERELL BUILDING (SQUIRE LAW LIBRARY)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE COCKERELL BUILDING (SQUIRE LAW LIBRARY)

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 44730 58480

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

THE OLD SCHOOLS 1. 942 The Cockerell Building (Squire Law Library) TL 4458 SE 6/307 26.4.50 I 2. 1837-40. By C R Cockerell. Built on the site of the old hall of King's College, it forms the northernmost range of the Old Schools buildings. Ashlar faced. 3 storeys. The entrance front has a Roman Doric giant order, the long fronts Composite giant pilasters. The basement is rusticated. The main building is of 9 bays with the entrance hall projecting on the East and a smaller projection on the West. The interior is in 2 main rooms. The lower library with free-standing Doric columns and Greek ornamentation. The Upper Library has a semi-circular barrel vault with diagonal coffering. There are 2 full-length marble statues; George I by Rysbrack circa 1736 and George II by Joseph Wilton circa 1765. (RCHM 17).

Listing NGR: TL4473058480

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 47305

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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