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8, Cathedral Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5723 / 52°34'20"N

Longitude: -0.2433 / 0°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 519150

OS Northings: 298613

OS Grid: TL191986

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.R9J

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.7LDV

Entry Name: 8, Cathedral Square

Listing Date: 7 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49601

Location: Peterborough, PE1

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Peterborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1. PETERBOROUGH
1500
CATHEDRAL SQUARE
(South Side)
No 8
TL 1998 NW 1/407
II
2.
Dated 1911, and listed solely as a curiosity. 3 storeys, half-timbered. 3 gables
with finials contain 3 local coats of arms and pargetted plasterwork above 2 canted
bays of 6 lights, with wood transoms and mullions and rounded bays on the 1st floor
under pentice tile roofs. The main feature of the front is 5 brightly-painted
statues in niches. Athelwold, bishop of Winchester (over) Prince Rupert and
King Peada (over) the Earl of Essex flank a central statue of Henry VIII. To the
right an octagonal turret of 2 storeys with candle-snuffer roof. The ground
floor is entirely occupied by a modern shop front. As a visual group with the
Old Guild Hall this building has a certain curiosity value.


Listing NGR: TL1915098613

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