KING'S COLLEGE, SOUTH RANGE OF FIRST COURT, INCLUDING THE LIBRARY AND THE FORMER PROVOST'S LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1139452
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1950
Statutory Address:
KING'S COLLEGE, SOUTH RANGE OF FIRST COURT, INCLUDING THE LIBRARY AND THE FORMER PROVOST'S LODGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KING'S COLLEGE, SOUTH RANGE OF FIRST COURT, INCLUDING THE LIBRARY AND THE FORMER PROVOST'S LODGE

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
Cambridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 44743 58287

Details

KING'S COLLEGE 1. 942 South Range of First Court, including the Library and the former Provost's Lodge. TL 4458 SE 6/269 26.4.50. I 2. 1824-28. Architect, William Wilkins. Ketton stone ashlar with slate roofs in the Tudor-Gothic style. 3 blocks, each of 3 storeys, joined together. Hall of 10 bays with 2 timber lanterns on the roof. Panelled internally. Glass mostly of heraldic type. 7 bay blocks on either side ofthe Hall the West block with the Combination Room and the Orangery. Library Ground floor remodelled in C20 and an open way made through it. 7 bays on the North front, six on the South. The interior is of 6 bays with a panelled ceiling and original oak bookcases. Former Provost's Lodge Turretted and embattled with oriel windows. Doorway with 4-centred head. The interior has several good plaster ceilings with Neo-Greek enrichment, and carved stone fireplaces, with other interior fittings. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4474358287

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
47167
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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