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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5723 / 52°34'20"N

Longitude: -0.251 / 0°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 518628

OS Northings: 298596

OS Grid: TL186985

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.PCR

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.3LRW

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 7 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49692

Location: Peterborough, PE3

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Peterborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

No 15
(Orchard House)
TL 1898 NE 4/153
Built in 1829 by Dr Skrimshire, and substantially unaltered. Whittlesey brick,
stone dressings and porch. Double hipped slate roof, overhanging at eaves.
Front elevation of 2 storeys. 3 windows, flat brick arches, glazing bars. Porch
with stone pediment, cornice and piers, brick sides. Stone plinth. Centre section
recedes slightly. Brick chimneys. Rear elevation is similar but centre window
is blocked. Interior:- The 3 principal reception rooms have original mantels
and woodwork0 Mahogany stair rail. History:- Occupied principally by doctors and,
from 1881 to 1921, by Dr Xayden Keeton who had an international reputation as a
music teacher. Sir Malcolm Sargent was one of his pupils.

Listing NGR: TL1862898596

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

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