MUSEUM OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY PETERHOUSE, ARCH IN NORTH BOUNDARY WALL OF THE COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1126153

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1972

Statutory Address: MUSEUM OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, LITTLE ST MARY'S LANE

Statutory Address: PETERHOUSE, ARCH IN NORTH BOUNDARY WALL OF THE COLLEGE

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Location

Statutory Address: MUSEUM OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, LITTLE ST MARY'S LANE

Statutory Address: PETERHOUSE, ARCH IN NORTH BOUNDARY WALL OF THE COLLEGE

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 44770 57959

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LITTLE ST MARY'S LANE 1. 942 (South Side) Museum of Classical Archaeology TL 4457 NE 9/556 II 2. 1883. By Basil Champneys. Ketton stone arcade with red brick filling 8 bays, the entrance being in the last on the right. Plinth supporting plain Ionic half-columns paired at either end; entablature with dentils, balustrade with vases on the columns and an extra one over the door. The doorway has freestanding Ionic columns topped by lions supporting arms, coat of arms in centre, double doors. Roof not visible. In the South wall, facing onto Peterhouse is the remains of a C16 4-centred arch end brick wall (RCHM Page 166).

The following notes should be added to the existing description:-

"Plain interior. Apparently converted from existing warehouses connected with the port. Some features remain, cellars, timbered roof, entrance ramp, hoist etc. A clever conversion for existing use".

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LITTLE ST MARY'S LANE 1. 942 (South Side) Museum of Classical Archaeology TL 4457 NE 9/556 II 2. 1883. By Basil Champneys. Ketton stone arcade with red brick filling. 8 bays, the entrance being in the last on the right. Plinth supporting plain Ionic half-columns paired at either end; entablature with dentils, balustrade with vases on the columns and an extra one over the door. The doorway has freestanding Ionic columns topped by lions supporting arms, coat of arms in centre, double doors. Roof not visible. In the South wall, facing onto Peterhouse is the remains of a C16 4-centred arch and brick wall (RCHM Page 166).

Listing NGR: TL4477057959

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 47562

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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