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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: 1130303



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Buckden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Jun-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 54331

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TL 16 NE 1/5




GV II Late C18 brick house of five bays. L-plan with small vaulted brick cellar, two storeys. Tripped slate roofs and end stacks. Extended in early C19 by two bays at north and south and to rear of main range. Brick faces rendered. West facing facade. Plain parapet. Seven C19 first floor recessed hung sash windows with glazing bars and four similar ground floor windows. Central, open, semi-circular, Roman Doric stone portico approached by semi-circular steps. (Stone portico to rear facade has a broken pediment supported on Doric columns). Eight raised and fielded panels to C18 door in recessed round headed arch. Fanlight with interlaced glazing bars. Rear kitchen wing, originally with sunken floor has a reset C17 mullion and transome window. Interior has largely C19 details; open string staircase, and six panelled mahogany doors in architraved doorcases. Home of Lancelot Brown from 1784-90, son of 'Capability Brown'. VCH Huntingdonshire, p266

Listing NGR: TL1959366831

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, Proby, G , The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon, (1936), 266

National Grid Reference: TL 19593 66831


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