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Limes Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3157 / 52°18'56"N

Longitude: -0.0828 / 0°4'58"W

OS Eastings: 530784

OS Northings: 270350

OS Grid: TL307703

Mapcode National: GBR K4B.XJW

Mapcode Global: VHGM4.J233

Entry Name: Limes Park

Listing Date: 5 January 1976

Last Amended: 4 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53991

Location: Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE27

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Hemingford Grey

Built-Up Area: Hemingford Grey

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Hemingford Grey St James

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(west side)
Limes Park
(Nos 1 to 33 (consec))
(formerly listed as
The Old Workhouse)
TL 37 SW 7/23 5.1.76
Formerly St Ives Union Workhouse, built 1838-9. Architect N Nash. Two-storeys.
Central administrative block with two flanking wings and corner pavilions. Two
parallel ranges to rear of pavilions, and detached service block, enclose a courtyard.
Gault brick, slate roof hipped at centre block and pavilions. Stacks of two and
three shafts with common entablatures. Hung sash windows in round-headed arches.
Central door with moulded architrave, semi-circular fan-light in round-headed arch.
Cast-iron window frames with glazing bars in round-headed arches and doors in
cambered and round-headed arches to back ranges.
Accommodation at first-floor serviced by corridor open to courtyard with plain iron
railings and internal stone staircase.
Built at a cost of £4,000 for 400 inmates for the St Ives Union. Until recently was
divided into dwellings and apartments.
(Source: Inskip Ladds Records, Norris Museum, St Ives).

Listing NGR: TL3078470350

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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