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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS (PITT PRESS) UNIVERSITY PRESS

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.

Name: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS (PITT PRESS) UNIVERSITY PRESS

List entry Number: 1126282

Location

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS (PITT PRESS), TRUMPINGTON STREET
UNIVERSITY PRESS, TRUMPINGTON STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1972

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47314

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

UNIVERSITY PRESS 1. 942 (Trumpington Street) TL 4458 SE 6/310 26.4.50. II 2. Also known as the Pitt Press. 1831. By Edward Blore. In the Gothic style. Ashlar faced, with a central tower rising above the flanking ranges. 3 storeys. 4-centred entrance archway with oriel window over; the hall has a vaulted ceiling with moulded ribs. The wings, the fenestration and the interior were all altered 1934-7 by Murray Easton, and the drip-moulds were removed. Pinnacles and a pierced, embattled parapet, slate mansard roof. (RCHM 22). The University Press has group value with the surrouding buildings.

Listing NGR: TL4482058098

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 44820 58098

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