Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252455

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1991

Statutory Address: 74A, BROAD STREET


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Statutory Address: 74A, BROAD STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Ely

National Grid Reference: TL 54320 79957


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House. Circa mid C19. Gault brick in Flemish bond with freestone quoins, window arches and cills. Slate hipped roof with deep eaves, corbel capitals at corners, the left and front with lion mark below.

2-room plan main block has small ground floor rooms with entrance passage between to stairs tower behind left room, rising to principal rooms on the first floor, 'piano nobile', and chambers above. Separate front doorway into 2-storey, 1-room plan service wing on left with outshut on side.

3 storeys symmetrical 3-bay main block; all windows with keyed stone lintels. Central doorway with stuccoed architrave with large acanthus console brackets, flat canopy, 4-panel door and small overlight. Two C20 metal casements on ground floor; 2 large fixed windows on first floor, each with 9 main panes plus traceried eliptical heads; 3 small 2-light casements on second floor; small stone shield below central window. Lower 2-storey, 1-window wing on left with 2-light casements, ground floor C20 metal replacement and flush panel door on right with rectangular overlight and also with keyed stone lintels. At rear broad slightly advanced stair tower on right with narrow window and 2 round-headed side windows, one blocked.

Interior: much of the original Cl9 joinery survives including staircase with stick balusters, turned newel and moulded handrail and panelled doors.

Note: Reputedly built for Edmund Caxton, Clerk to Ely Union of Guardians in 1883, which could alternatively be the date of the service wing possibly also the stair tower. Later in C19 occupied by one-of the cathedral organists.

Source: Information provided by Cambridgeshire county Council.

Listing NGR: TL5432079957


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Legacy System number: 435472

Legacy System: LBS

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