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Latitude: 52.1981 / 52°11'53"N
Longitude: 0.128 / 0°7'40"E
OS Eastings: 545536
OS Northings: 257680
OS Grid: TL455576
Mapcode National: GBR L7H.36D
Mapcode Global: VHHK9.50JQ
Entry Name: Wanstead House
Listing Date: 26 April 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099114
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47483
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2
Electoral Ward/Division: Trumpington
Built-Up Area: Cambridge
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Ely
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/01/2013
TL 4557 17/57
No 2 (Wanstead House)
Circa 1825. 2 storeys; gault brick; plaster dressings; hipped slate roof;
symmetrically designed front with dentilled and modillioned caves-cornice;
3 windows, moulded architraves, glazing bars; central doorway with eared
architrave, swags on frieze above, flanking fluted Corinthian columns with
entablature with pulvinated frieze and dentilled cornice. Particularly im-
portant for the inclusion of features from Colen Campbell's 1st major work,
Wanstead House in Essex (1715-21) demolished in 1824. The entrance doorcase
as described above; other doorcases, window architraves, panelling and
plasterwork. The dining-room is particularly rich in these fittings. Also
marble fireplaces and fine wrought-iron balustrade to the staircase. Also
some good fittings of 1825. (RCHM 279).
Nos 2 to 22 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: TL4553657679
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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