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Red Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Duxford, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1039 / 52°6'13"N

Longitude: 0.1664 / 0°9'58"E

OS Eastings: 548470

OS Northings: 247274

OS Grid: TL484472

Mapcode National: GBR MB1.0WS

Mapcode Global: VHHKP.TDT0

Entry Name: Red Lion Hotel

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52912

Location: Whittlesford, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Whittlesford

Built-Up Area: Station Road West, nr Duxford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Duxford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

12/82 Red Lion Hotel
Inn now a hotel. Early C16 with later C16, C17 and C18 alterations rebuilt
and altered in mid to late C19. Timber-framed with plaster infill and
rendered, painted brick, front elevation cased in knapped flint with gault
brick quoins and dressings; plain tile roofs. Three rectangular planned
ridge stacks, two side stacks and one stack with grouped shafts. Two storeys
forming an irregular U-plan with changing roof heights indicating separate
ranges. West elevation: Two ranges each of three timber-framed bays with
close studding at first floor and braces from posts to studs with some
renewal. Six first floor flush-framed sixteen-paned hung sash windows and
three hung sash bay windows with narrow side lights. North elevation: Main
entrance to right of centre half-glazed two-panelled door with gabled canopy
and deep patterned bargebaords supported on shaped brackets. Two windows in
segmental brick arches and three bay windows with four or five transomed
casements. Five first floor casement windows. Interior: Carved ceiling
beams and joists with folded leaf decoration, late C15 relaid; roofs not
seen. The inn was said in 1622 to be very commodious for royal servants and
other travellers, the inn keeper hired out pasture to drovers bringing cattle
from East Anglia.
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p202
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p334

Listing NGR: TL4847047274

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