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Latitude: 52.1764 / 52°10'34"N
Longitude: 0.098 / 0°5'52"E
OS Eastings: 543552
OS Northings: 255199
OS Grid: TL435551
Mapcode National: GBR L7N.FL9
Mapcode Global: VHHK8.NK4F
Entry Name: Garden Building, at the Old Vicarage
Listing Date: 31 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 51734
Location: Grantchester, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB3
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Grantchester
Built-Up Area: Grantchester
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Grantchester St Andrew and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 4355 GRANTCHESTER MILL WAY
14/117 Garden building,
at the Old Vicarage
Garden building, originally a theatre, photographic studio and a shim ruin.
c.1855. Clay bat, and yellow brick with pantiled roof and side stack of two
linked diagonally-set shafts. Irregular plan. Two storeys. Lancet windows
with casements, with some reset stained glass, and a two bay loggia.
Two-centred arch to doorway. Adjoining is a sham ruin of similar material.
Inside, the sunken ground floor forms an undercroft below a first floor room
used originally for theatrical productions. Built by Samuel Widnall who
lived at the Old Vicarage, for theatrical productions and as a photographic
studio. He was the author of several books including a local history.
E Willmer: Old Grantchester
Listing NGR: TL4355255199
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