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LIMES PARK

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: LIMES PARK

List entry Number: 1128480

Location

LIMES PARK, 1-33, LONDON ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hemingford Grey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Nov-1982

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 53991

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HEMINGFORD GREY LONDON ROAD 1. 5140 (west side) Limes Park (Nos 1 to 33 (consec)) (formerly listed as The Old Workhouse) TL 37 SW 7/23 5.1.76 II 2. Formerly St Ives Union Workhouse, built 1838-9. Architect N Nash. Two-storeys. Central administrative block with two flanking wings and corner pavilions. Two parallel ranges to rear of pavilions, and detached service block, enclose a courtyard. Gault brick, slate roof hipped at centre block and pavilions. Stacks of two and three shafts with common entablatures. Hung sash windows in round-headed arches. Central door with moulded architrave, semi-circular fan-light in round-headed arch. Cast-iron window frames with glazing bars in round-headed arches and doors in cambered and round-headed arches to back ranges. Accommodation at first-floor serviced by corridor open to courtyard with plain iron railings and internal stone staircase. Built at a cost of £4,000 for 400 inmates for the St Ives Union. Until recently was divided into dwellings and apartments. (Source: Inskip Ladds Records, Norris Museum, St Ives).

Listing NGR: TL3078470350

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National Grid Reference: TL 30784 70350

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