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

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

List entry Number: 1139452

Location

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

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47167

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: TL 44743 58287

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