THE BUILDINGS SURROUNDING PRINCIPAL COURT, ST CATHARINE'S COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1125480

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Statutory Address: The buildings surrounding principal court, St Catharine's College, Cambridge

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: The buildings surrounding principal court, St Catharine's College, Cambridge

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 44726 58183

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/02/2015

TL 4458 SE 6/281 942

ST CATHARINE'S COLLEGE The Buildings surrounding Principal Court

(Formerly listed as The Buildings surrounding Principal Court, ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

26.4.50.

I

North Range - the Chapel 1694-7, Robert Grumbold, mason. Brick, with rusticated stone quoins and stone dressings. The interior is panelled with an original plaster ceiling. The original fittings include the oak communion rails; the panelling, reredos, screen and stalls are all by John Austin and Thomas Woodward and are of an exceedingly high quality. The Hall 1673-5, altered in 1868. Brick with stone quoins. Reset and repaired C17 panelling in Hall and Buttry. The Library The floor above the Hall, remodelled 1756-63. Good plasterwork and oak bookcases. West Range Completed 1687. Red brick with stone dressings. In 13 bays with the gateway in the central one. The gateway has a fine frontispiece on either side with a plain gathall between. The East side has two orders, Tuscan and Corinthian; the West side is Ionic. The oak bolection moulded double doors are original. The rest of the range has a considerable amount of fine original woodwork, panelling, fireplaces, doors and staircases. South Range and Ramsden Building The West end of the range is 1681. It was originally the Master's Lodge and is of 8 bays. The interior has a considerable amount of original bolection moulded panelling and other woodwork. The Ramsden Building, 1757-1772, by James Essex. Brick with rusticated quoins. A symmetrical design, partly a replica of the Chapel exterior. The interior has the original staircases and plaster dentil cornices in the rooms. (RCHM).



Listing NGR: TL4472658183

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 47228

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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