CAXTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1309363
Date first listed:
31-Aug-1962
Statutory Address:
CAXTON HALL, ST PETERS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAXTON HALL, ST PETERS STREET

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Caxton
National Grid Reference:
TL 30111 58284

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
51117
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13610/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Black. Source Historic England Archive
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