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Trinity College, Bishop's Hostel

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2062 / 52°12'22"N

Longitude: 0.1161 / 0°6'58"E

OS Eastings: 544698

OS Northings: 258556

OS Grid: TL446585

Mapcode National: GBR L79.L5W

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.YTR2

Plus Code: 9F426448+FF

Entry Name: Trinity College, Bishop's Hostel

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47270

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Mary the Great with St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

Bishop's Hostel
TL 4458 NE 3/294 26.4.50.
Built by Dr John Hackett, Bishop of Lichfield 1669-1671. The building
is of brick, 2 storeys high, with projecting wings and hipped roofs of
tiles. Restored by A W Blomfield 1874-78. Brick plinth, stone quoins
and plat band at 1st floor level; plaster coved eaves cornice. C19 windows,
hipped late C18 dormers. 3 bay frontage with Ionic centrepiece. Stone
over doorway inscribed Bishop's Hostel 1670. The interior has been modernised,
but 2 original staircases and some bolection moulded panelling and other
fittings survive. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4469858556

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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