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Cowper House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.329 / 52°19'44"N

Longitude: -0.1819 / 0°10'54"W

OS Eastings: 523993

OS Northings: 271651

OS Grid: TL239716

Mapcode National: GBR J2P.WB3

Mapcode Global: VHGLW.SQQH

Entry Name: Cowper House

Listing Date: 10 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53567

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

Huntingdon HIGH STREET
1.
5140 (South-West Side)
----------------
Nos 29 and 30
TL 2371 2/26 10.1.51. (Cowper House)
TL 2471 3/26
II* GV

2.
Early C18, possibly older at rear. 2 storeys with attics, red brick, tile roof,
band between storeys and modillioned eaves cornice. 11 windows, 3 middle bays slightly
projecting and with pediment. 2 round-headed doorways with cornices; 6-panel doors
in panelled reveals, pilasters, dentil cornice to No 29, console brackets to No
30. 2 small modern period shopfronts. Painted arched window in pediment. The
windows on the lst floor are the original flush framed sashes with glazing bars,
the centre 3 have cut brick heads as do the ground floor ones. Old tile roof, 2
flat topped dormers on either side of the pediment, big central brick stack. The
interior contains a good panelled room of circa 1720 and fragments of C16 wall paintings.
Home of William Cowper 1765-1767. Similar rear elevation. (RCHM 29).


Listing NGR: TL2399371651

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