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Croxton Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Croxton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2183 / 52°13'5"N

Longitude: -0.1678 / 0°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 525261

OS Northings: 259372

OS Grid: TL252593

Mapcode National: GBR J42.SGW

Mapcode Global: VHGMH.1HMS

Entry Name: Croxton Park

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51126

Location: Croxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Croxton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Croxton St James

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 25 NE CROXTON CROXTON PARK

6/101 Croxton Park
31. 8.62

GV II*

Country house, rebuilt c.1760, dated rainwater heads, for Edward Leeds
(d.1803) possibly including part of C16 house. Early C19 dining room added
to north west by Newton family and west wing incorporating C18 outbuildings.
Red brick with limestone dressings. Low pitched hipped slate roofs, five
stacks. Three storeys. Symmetrical facades of nine 'bays'. South east
facade with two outer 'bays' slightly projecting, stone band at first floor,
moulded stone cornice and plain coping to parapet. C19 Ionic portico
spanning five central 'bays' with cast iron piers and limestone steps.
Painted stone Tuscan doorcase with half glazed double doors. Flat, red
gauged brick arches and jambs to twelve-paned hung sash windows at ground and
first floors; smaller second floor windows. North west facade, pedimented
with centre three 'bays' slightly projecting. Interior: mainly C18 and
early C19 details including staircases and chimney pieces.

RCHM West Cambs. p67, mon.2
VCH, Vol. V, p38


Listing NGR: TL2526159372

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