COWPER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1128638

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1951

Statutory Address: COWPER HOUSE, 29 30, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COWPER HOUSE, 29 30, 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 23993 71651

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Huntingdon HIGH STREET 1. 5140 (South-West Side) ---------------- Nos 29 and 30 TL 2371 2/26 10.1.51. (Cowper House) TL 2471 3/26 II* GV

2. Early C18, possibly older at rear. 2 storeys with attics, red brick, tile roof, band between storeys and modillioned eaves cornice. 11 windows, 3 middle bays slightly projecting and with pediment. 2 round-headed doorways with cornices; 6-panel doors in panelled reveals, pilasters, dentil cornice to No 29, console brackets to No 30. 2 small modern period shopfronts. Painted arched window in pediment. The windows on the lst floor are the original flush framed sashes with glazing bars, the centre 3 have cut brick heads as do the ground floor ones. Old tile roof, 2 flat topped dormers on either side of the pediment, big central brick stack. The interior contains a good panelled room of circa 1720 and fragments of C16 wall paintings. Home of William Cowper 1765-1767. Similar rear elevation. (RCHM 29).

Listing NGR: TL2399371651

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 53567

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926)

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