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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: 1125498



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: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47270

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TRINITY COLLEGE 1. 942 Bishop's Hostel TL 4458 NE 3/294 26.4.50. I 2. Built by Dr John Hackett, Bishop of Lichfield 1669-1671. The building is of brick, 2 storeys high, with projecting wings and hipped roofs of tiles. Restored by A W Blomfield 1874-78. Brick plinth, stone quoins and plat band at 1st floor level; plaster coved eaves cornice. C19 windows, hipped late C18 dormers. 3 bay frontage with Ionic centrepiece. Stone over doorway inscribed Bishop's Hostel 1670. The interior has been modernised, but 2 original staircases and some bolection moulded panelling and other fittings survive. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4469858556

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 44698 58556


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