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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.


List entry Number: 1331688



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ely

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48710

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THE COLLEGE 1. 1082 The Chapel of the Infirmary (Deanery) (formerly listed as part of Residences incorporating remains of Infirmary including Chapel). TL 5479 2/100 23.9.50. I GV 2. The chapel of the Infirmary originally extended by 5 bays the arcading and aisles of the Infirmary hall and had a 2 bay chancel at the east end. A C12 arch at the east end of Infirmary Lane marks the entrance to the chapel and part of the chancel arch survives on the west wall of the Deanery, with ornamented arch, nook shaft and shaft rings, On the north side there are 4 bays of the C12 Chapel arcading with richly ornamented arches and capitals and alternate round and octagonal columns, The chancel is now incorporated within the present Deanery and the upper storey (The Dean's study) retains the C12 ribbed vaulting and arcade of the Chancel. On the north and south sides there are also C12 window arches with nook shafts and scalloped capitals. In the C18 buff coloured brick dwellings were erected on the south and east sides and in the C19 an attic storey was added. On the south front there is a large brick bow with 3 windows. 1 window range to the west of the bow and 3 window range to the east. The return east side of the bow, with 1 window range, has the stone quoins of an earlier mediaeval building. The windows are double-hung sashes with glazing bars (except in the windows to the bow). Roof tiled, old Cambridgeshire tiles, with a Cl9 gabled dormer to the bow.

The Dark Cloister, Powcher's Hall, the Painted Chamber (Walsingham House), the Chapel of the Infirmary (Deanery), the Black Hostelry & Cellarers Chamber and Cellarers House (Boarding House of King's School) form a group.

See also general group descriptio under the Cathedral of The Holy Trinity.

Listing NGR: TL5419880185

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National Grid Reference: TL 54198 80185


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