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Latitude: 52.3326 / 52°19'57"N
Longitude: -0.1864 / 0°11'10"W
OS Eastings: 523675
OS Northings: 272054
OS Grid: TL236720
Mapcode National: GBR J2P.MPP
Mapcode Global: VHGLW.QMBN
Entry Name: Cromwell House
Listing Date: 10 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128611
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53598
Location: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE29
Civil Parish: Huntingdon
Built-Up Area: Huntingdon
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Huntingdon All Saints with St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Ely
Huntingdon HIGH STREET
5140 (North-East Side)
No 82 (Cromwell House)
TL 2372 1/11 10.1.51.
Stands on the site of House of Austin Friars, founded circa 1285. Granted to Cromwell
family at Dissolution and said to be the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell. The house
was almost entirely rebuilt at the beginning of C19. It contains some recorded
material and may in part incorporate older work. Circa 1830. Rendered, quoin pilasters
2 storeys, 4 windows, sashes with glazing bars, solid porch with arched entrance
and side windows. Stone parapet, hipped slate roof. Garden front of 5 bays, 1:3:1,
the centre slightly forward with pediment over. Centre ground floor windows in
arched recesses. Alterations in the 30's are said to have revealed foundations,
parts of 2 doors and several beams of the Austin Friars. Plaque and coat-of-arms
commemorate the birth of Cromwell in 1599. (RCHM 16).
Listing NGR: TL2367572054
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