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MERTON GRANGE

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: MERTON GRANGE

List entry Number: 1128150

Location

MERTON GRANGE, 97, STATION ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gamlingay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52753

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GAMLINGAY STATION ROAD TL 2452 (North side) 12/90 No 97 (Merton Grange)

GV II

House. Early C18 and mid-late C19 alterations and addition. Red brick, rendered in C19 and double gable plain tiled roof with modillion eaves cornice. Paired end stacks, rebuilt, but with part of the swept end parapet remaining. Original plan of two parallel and adjoining ranges. Two storeys and attic. Symmetrical west facade has rusticated ground floor and clasping rusticated pilasters to first floor. Five bays with alternating triangular and segmental pediments, C19 , on dentilled brackets to eight pane hung sashes, early C20. Four twelve pane hung sashes, C19 flank pedimented Roman Doric portico of stone. Door with glazed upper panels. Rear elevation has moulded doorcase surround also pedimented, C19 and twelve pane hung sashes except for one window at first floor with intersecting glazing bars in the head. At the north end a mid-late C19 wing. Rendered brick walls. Rusticated ground floor and pilastered first floor on west side with segmental pediment to a three-light first floor window with hung sashes. A similar ground floor window does not have the pediment. Adjoining the house on the south end is an orangery. Timber, painted, with barrel vaulted roof and radial glazing bars to the ends. Side elevation in five bays divided by pilaster strips. Forming the garden boundary on the west side is a C19 brick ha ha. Inside: Early C18 staircase of two flights and landing. Open string with three twisted balusters to each tread, toads back hand rail, square newels panelled dado and scroll cheek pieces. The hall bay is divided from the stairbay by an arch with panelled sides.

RCHM: West Cambs mon (49)

Listing NGR: TL2478052183

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 24780 52183

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