DITTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1127399

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Statutory Address: DITTON HALL, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DITTON HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Fen Ditton

National Grid Reference: TL 48183 60292

Summary

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History

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Details

TL 4860-4960 FEN DITTON HIGH STREET (South Side)

18/23 Ditton Hall 31.8.62

GV II*

House. c.1635 possibly built for Thomas Willys incoporating the main range of an early C15 building with upper hall. Red brick, timber-frame, and C19 gault brick. Plain tile roofs. Two storeys with attics, irregular U-plan includes surviving wing and stair turret of a symmetrical planned house partly demolished c.1820. (Reconstruction R.C.H.M. Relhan C.A.S. water colours). Garden facade of three 'bays'; three Dutch gables, two with flat tops flanking central round-headed gable, ogee-moulded brick string at first floor and attic floor, plinth. Three first floor and two ground floor C19 hung sash windows and three two-light attic casement windows with original brick labels. Central late C19 closed porch with glazed garden doors and shaped parapet masks one bay of original three bay loggia with brick pilasters, elliptical arches with brick keys. Main entrance resited in south facade. Interior detailed in R.C.H.M. report, includes fine C17 staircase of six flights, panelling and chimney pieces, the wall frames and open trusses of the C15 upper hall with traces of later painted decoration. R.C.H.M.: East Cambs pp 52, 53, mon. 2. Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3525, p. 764. Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3526, p. 834. Harrison, R. Hist of Fen Ditton, 1956. C.C. Relhan, R. (1754-1823) watercolour S.W. view. C.A.S. Collection

Listing NGR: TL4818360292

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 50574

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Harrison, R, History of Fen Ditton, (1956)
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 136, (), 764 834
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)

End of official listing