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The Buildings Surrounding Principal Court, St Catharine's College

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2029 / 52°12'10"N

Longitude: 0.1164 / 0°6'59"E

OS Eastings: 544726

OS Northings: 258183

OS Grid: TL447581

Mapcode National: GBR L79.S9J

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.YWWN

Entry Name: The Buildings Surrounding Principal Court, St Catharine's College

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47228

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Newnham

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/02/2015


TL 4458 SE 6/281
942


ST CATHARINE'S COLLEGE
The Buildings surrounding Principal Court

(Formerly listed as The Buildings surrounding Principal Court, ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

26.4.50.

I


North Range - the Chapel 1694-7, Robert Grumbold, mason. Brick, with rusticated stone quoins and stone dressings. The interior is panelled with an original plaster ceiling. The original fittings include the oak communion rails; the panelling, reredos, screen and stalls are all by John Austin and Thomas Woodward and are of an exceedingly high quality. The Hall 1673-5, altered in 1868. Brick with stone quoins. Reset and repaired C17 panelling in Hall and Buttry. The Library The floor above the Hall, remodelled 1756-63. Good plasterwork and oak bookcases. West Range Completed 1687. Red brick with stone dressings. In 13 bays with the gateway in the central one. The gateway has a fine frontispiece on either side with a plain gathall between. The East side has two orders, Tuscan and Corinthian; the West side is Ionic. The oak bolection moulded double doors are original. The rest of the range has a considerable amount of fine original woodwork, panelling, fireplaces, doors and staircases. South Range and Ramsden Building The West end of the range is 1681. It
was originally the Master's Lodge and is of 8 bays. The interior has a considerable amount of original bolection moulded panelling and other woodwork. The Ramsden Building, 1757-1772, by James Essex. Brick with rusticated quoins. A symmetrical design, partly a replica of the Chapel exterior. The interior has the original staircases and plaster dentil cornices in the rooms. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4472658183

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