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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: 1128090



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Duxford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52912

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TL 4847 DUXFORD WHITTLESFORD BRIDGE 12/82 Red Lion Hotel 22.11.67 GV II Inn now a hotel. Early C16 with later C16, C17 and C18 alterations rebuilt and altered in mid to late C19. Timber-framed with plaster infill and rendered, painted brick, front elevation cased in knapped flint with gault brick quoins and dressings; plain tile roofs. Three rectangular planned ridge stacks, two side stacks and one stack with grouped shafts. Two storeys forming an irregular U-plan with changing roof heights indicating separate ranges. West elevation: Two ranges each of three timber-framed bays with close studding at first floor and braces from posts to studs with some renewal. Six first floor flush-framed sixteen-paned hung sash windows and three hung sash bay windows with narrow side lights. North elevation: Main entrance to right of centre half-glazed two-panelled door with gabled canopy and deep patterned bargebaords supported on shaped brackets. Two windows in segmental brick arches and three bay windows with four or five transomed casements. Five first floor casement windows. Interior: Carved ceiling beams and joists with folded leaf decoration, late C15 relaid; roofs not seen. The inn was said in 1622 to be very commodious for royal servants and other travellers, the inn keeper hired out pasture to drovers bringing cattle from East Anglia. V.C.H., Vol. VI, p202 Pevsner. Buildings of England, p334

Listing NGR: TL4847047274

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 334
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 202

National Grid Reference: TL 48470 47274


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