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Latitude: 52.4557 / 52°27'20"N
Longitude: 0.0497 / 0°2'58"E
OS Eastings: 539372
OS Northings: 286170
OS Grid: TL393861
Mapcode National: GBR L49.1D5
Mapcode Global: VHHHW.TJ4T
Entry Name: Chatteris House
Listing Date: 5 July 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47974
Location: Chatteris, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE16
Civil Parish: Chatteris
Built-Up Area: Chatteris
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Chatteris St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Ely
No 17 'Chatteris House'
TL 383852 7/18 5.7.50
Built 1828. Three storeys and basement. Yellow brick, hipped slate roof; stone
bands between storeys; internal stacks. Three central bays slightly project with
pediment and blind oval in tympanum. Eight stone steps lead up to central portico,
supported by 2 Greek-Doric columns, frieze with triglyphs and projecting cornice.
Fine mahogany door with carved central panel, in door case with panelled reveals,
and rectangular fanlight. Cast iron decorated balustrades to sides of portico and
balconette above. Similar balustrades formed balconettes to each of 4 original
casement windows at first floor. Two large showroom windows replace these.
Symmetrical 5 window range of hung sashes with glazing bars at second and third
floors with one central casement window with glazing bars to balconette at first
floor. Interior: fine Greek Revival decoration to friezes and cornices of first
floor rooms with plaster centre pieces. Open string stair of 6 flights and 2 landings,
with stone steps, cast iron balustrade, and mahogany hand rail. Central cupola.
Sale catalogue November 1909 describes room details and plan.
Listing NGR: TL3937286170
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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