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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53567
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 St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
Huntingdon HIGH STREET
5140 (South-West Side)
Nos 29 and 30
TL 2371 2/26 10.1.51. (Cowper House)
TL 2471 3/26
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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