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King's College, South Range of First Court, Including the Library and the Former Provost's Lodge

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2038 / 52°12'13"N

Longitude: 0.1167 / 0°7'0"E

OS Eastings: 544743

OS Northings: 258287

OS Grid: TL447582

Mapcode National: GBR L79.SCS

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.ZV1Y

Entry Name: King's College, South Range of First Court, Including the Library and the Former Provost's Lodge

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47167

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Newnham

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Edward King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

South Range of First Court,
including the Library and
the former Provost's Lodge.
TL 4458 SE 6/269 26.4.50.
1824-28. Architect, William Wilkins. Ketton stone ashlar with slate roofs
in the Tudor-Gothic style. 3 blocks, each of 3 storeys, joined together.
Hall of 10 bays with 2 timber lanterns on the roof. Panelled internally.
Glass mostly of heraldic type. 7 bay blocks on either side ofthe Hall
the West block with the Combination Room and the Orangery.
Library Ground floor remodelled in C20 and an open way made through it.
7 bays on the North front, six on the South. The interior is of 6 bays
with a panelled ceiling and original oak bookcases.
Former Provost's Lodge Turretted and embattled with oriel windows. Doorway
with 4-centred head. The interior has several good plaster ceilings with
Neo-Greek enrichment, and carved stone fireplaces, with other interior
fittings. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4474358287

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

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