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The Towers

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckden, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2948 / 52°17'41"N

Longitude: -0.2529 / 0°15'10"W

OS Eastings: 519248

OS Northings: 267730

OS Grid: TL192677

Mapcode National: GBR J35.2X0

Mapcode Global: VHGM1.KLP5

Entry Name: The Towers

Listing Date: 3 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54298

Location: Buckden, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Buckden

Built-Up Area: Buckden

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Buckden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 1867

Villa built in 1872 (dated plaque) by Col. Sir Robert Edis,
architect. Red brick with limestone dressings. Two and three
storeys with three projecting gabled ranges with flanking
wings. Slate roofs with pierced ridge tiles, side stack and
internal stacks with octagonal shafts. Stone capped plinth,
cornice, and bands linking window sills. Hung sash windows with
relieving arches above stone mullioned and transomed lights.
Towered entrance of three stages with pyramidal slate roof and
iron finial. Embattled parapet, moulded stone cornice, dated
plaque in west wall above cinquefoiled window. Doorway of
Ketton stone, four centred, deeply moulded arch, with moulded
abacus and shafted jambs. Shield above door, 'Salve' supported
by winged dogs. Interior has original C19 details.
Pevsner - Buildings of England, p215

Listing NGR: TL1924867730

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