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Garden Building, at the Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51734

Location: Grantchester, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB3

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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Listing Text

TL 4355 GRANTCHESTER MILL WAY
(East Side)

14/117 Garden building,
at the Old Vicarage

GV II

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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