CROXTON PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1127163

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Statutory Address: CROXTON PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CROXTON PARK

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Croxton

National Grid Reference: TL 25261 59372

Summary

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History

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Details

TL 25 NE CROXTON CROXTON PARK

6/101 Croxton Park 31. 8.62

GV II*

Country house, rebuilt c.1760, dated rainwater heads, for Edward Leeds (d.1803) possibly including part of C16 house. Early C19 dining room added to north west by Newton family and west wing incorporating C18 outbuildings. Red brick with limestone dressings. Low pitched hipped slate roofs, five stacks. Three storeys. Symmetrical facades of nine 'bays'. South east facade with two outer 'bays' slightly projecting, stone band at first floor, moulded stone cornice and plain coping to parapet. C19 Ionic portico spanning five central 'bays' with cast iron piers and limestone steps. Painted stone Tuscan doorcase with half glazed double doors. Flat, red gauged brick arches and jambs to twelve-paned hung sash windows at ground and first floors; smaller second floor windows. North west facade, pedimented with centre three 'bays' slightly projecting. Interior: mainly C18 and early C19 details including staircases and chimney pieces.

RCHM West Cambs. p67, mon.2 VCH, Vol. V, p38

Listing NGR: TL2526159372

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 51126

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1973)
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

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