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CAXTON HALL

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: CAXTON HALL

List entry Number: 1309363

Location

CAXTON HALL, ST PETERS STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Caxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 51117

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TL 3058-3158 CAXTON ST PETERS STREET (East Side) 12/90 31.8.62 Caxton Hall GV II*

House. c.1670 with early C18 extension and C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick. Plain tile hipped roofs. Two original stacks and early C18 side stack to wing with upper courses rebuilt. Two storeys and attics, double pile plan with extension to north-east. Band between floors of original building and brick plinth. Deep modillioned eaves cornice possibly restored. South-east elevations. Main entrance in original position with C19 six-panelled door and rectangular fanlight in cambered brick arch. One ground floor and two first floor C19 twelve-paned recessed hung sash windows either replacing or repositioning earlier windows. Four C18 windows with C19 replacement twelve-paned hung sashes. South-west elevation. Four square framed windows with semi circular heads to central lights copied from original c.1980. Interior: Very fine close string staircase rising in short flights to attic floor (RCHM, plate 39), early C18 stone chimney piece with side consoles and Rococo scroll-work, relined kitchen hearth and evidence of corner hearths to south-west rooms.

R.C.H.M. West Cambs., p39, mon. 15 Plate 64 Pevsner. Buildings of England, p315

Listing NGR: TL3011158284

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 315
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 30111 58284

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