CROMWELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1128611

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1951

Statutory Address: CROMWELL HOUSE, 82, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CROMWELL HOUSE, 82, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire (District Authority)

Parish: Huntingdon

National Grid Reference: TL 23675 72054

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Huntingdon HIGH STREET 1. 5140 (North-East Side) ----------------- No 82 (Cromwell House) TL 2372 1/11 10.1.51. II GV

2. Stands on the site of House of Austin Friars, founded circa 1285. Granted to Cromwell family at Dissolution and said to be the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell. The house was almost entirely rebuilt at the beginning of C19. It contains some recorded material and may in part incorporate older work. Circa 1830. Rendered, quoin pilasters 2 storeys, 4 windows, sashes with glazing bars, solid porch with arched entrance and side windows. Stone parapet, hipped slate roof. Garden front of 5 bays, 1:3:1, the centre slightly forward with pediment over. Centre ground floor windows in arched recesses. Alterations in the 30's are said to have revealed foundations, parts of 2 doors and several beams of the Austin Friars. Plaque and coat-of-arms commemorate the birth of Cromwell in 1599. (RCHM 16).

Listing NGR: TL2367572054

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 53598

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926)

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