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Summerhouse About 120 Metres South West of Hinchingbrooke House

A Grade II Listed Building in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3272 / 52°19'37"N

Longitude: -0.2021 / 0°12'7"W

OS Eastings: 522622

OS Northings: 271421

OS Grid: TL226714

Mapcode National: GBR J2V.3QC

Mapcode Global: VHGLW.GR1V

Entry Name: Summerhouse About 120 Metres South West of Hinchingbrooke House

Listing Date: 9 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53749

Location: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE29

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Huntingdon

Built-Up Area: Huntingdon

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Huntingdon St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TL 27 SW
Summerhouse about
5/10000 120 metres south west
of Hinchingbrooke House

Summerhouse or children's playhouse. Circa mid C19. Gault brick
with red brick dressings. Fishscale tile roof with crested ridge
tiles and ornate pierced bargeboards to gable ends with spike
finials. Plan: Small single cell rectangular plan building with
entrance and porch on NW end, stack on opposite SE end and bay
window on SW side. Exterior: Single storey. NW gable end has
central doorway with plank door with cover moulds and open wooden
porch with ornate pierced bargeboards, pendant and finial to
gable, flanked by small 1-light casements formerly with diamond
panes. SW side has canted bay window at centre with coved eaves
cornice and hipped roof, on top of which is small gable with
pierced bargeboards and finial; in the gable a coronet and
initials MS, said to refer to Mary Montague, daughter of the Earl
of Sandwich. On SE gable end a large brick stack with set offs.
The rear NE wall is blind. Interior: Boarded ceiling with pierced
arch braces.
Note: Said to have possibly been built in memory of Mary Montague
(1812-1839) dauqhter of Earl of Sandwich.

Listing NGR: TL2262271421

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

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