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Ditton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2209 / 52°13'15"N

Longitude: 0.1679 / 0°10'4"E

OS Eastings: 548183

OS Northings: 260292

OS Grid: TL481602

Mapcode National: GBR M8H.M8J

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.VFLS

Plus Code: 9F4265C9+94

Entry Name: Ditton Hall

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50574

Location: Fen Ditton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB5

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fen Ditton

Built-Up Area: Fen Ditton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fen Ditton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(South Side)

18/23 Ditton Hall


House. c.1635 possibly built for Thomas Willys incoporating the
main range of an early C15 building with upper hall. Red brick,
timber-frame, and C19 gault brick. Plain tile roofs. Two
storeys with attics, irregular U-plan includes surviving wing
and stair turret of a symmetrical planned house partly
demolished c.1820. (Reconstruction R.C.H.M. Relhan C.A.S. water
colours). Garden facade of three 'bays'; three Dutch gables,
two with flat tops flanking central round-headed gable,
ogee-moulded brick string at first floor and attic floor,
plinth. Three first floor and two ground floor C19 hung sash
windows and three two-light attic casement windows with original
brick labels. Central late C19 closed porch with glazed garden
doors and shaped parapet masks one bay of original three bay
loggia with brick pilasters, elliptical arches with brick keys.
Main entrance resited in south facade. Interior detailed in
R.C.H.M. report, includes fine C17 staircase of six flights,
panelling and chimney pieces, the wall frames and open trusses
of the C15 upper hall with traces of later painted decoration.
R.C.H.M.: East Cambs pp 52, 53, mon. 2.
Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3525, p. 764.
Country Life, Vol. 136, No. 3526, p. 834.
Harrison, R. Hist of Fen Ditton, 1956. C.C.
Relhan, R. (1754-1823) watercolour S.W. view. C.A.S. Collection

Listing NGR: TL4818360292

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