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Raised Faculty Block, Cambridge University

A Grade II Listed Building in Newnham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2012 / 52°12'4"N

Longitude: 0.1096 / 0°6'34"E

OS Eastings: 544266

OS Northings: 257986

OS Grid: TL442579

Mapcode National: GBR L78.Y8T

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.VX9X

Entry Name: Raised Faculty Block, Cambridge University

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47944

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3

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

SIDGWICK AVENUE
TL4457-4557
667/17/10030 Raised Faculty
Block, Cambridge
University
GV
II
Library and teaching rooms. 1956-68. Casson, Conder and
Partners. Portland stone cladding, concrete frame; flat roof.
Two storeys, "U" shaped, raised on pilotis. Floor slab
chamfered and sculpted with round-cornered hollows. Long,
narrow horizontal strip window below cornice band. Variety of
fenestration including some long windows and some small single
storey windows, in irregular arrangement. Integral part of
Sidgwick Avenue layout, planned 1952.
Nicholas Taylor, Cambridge New Architecture pp174-8.


Listing NGR: TL4426657986

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