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Latitude: 52.57 / 52°34'12"N
Longitude: -0.3378 / 0°20'16"W
OS Eastings: 512752
OS Northings: 298209
OS Grid: TL127982
Mapcode National: GBR GY7.Z9H
Mapcode Global: WHGMC.SNBM
Entry Name: Castor House
Listing Date: 15 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162854
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49949
Location: Castor, Peterborough, PE5
County: City of Peterborough
Civil Parish: Castor
Built-Up Area: Castor
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Castor with Upton and Stibbington and Water Newton
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5141 CASTOR PETERBOROUGH ROAD
TL 1298 50/157 15.12.55
Early C18 stone house with rendered front. Steeply pitched double span roof
with coped gable ends. Two storeys and attic. Five bays. Sashes with glazing
bars in moulded stone architraves with keyblocks, right hand ground floor French
doors. Stone band at floor level and rusticated stone quoins. Central doorway
with moulded stone architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Three hipped
dormers with 3-light casements. Ashlar end stacks with cornices.
Interior: contemporary staircase with turned balusters, moulded rail and square
panelled newels, moulded risers and moulded open string, and with fielded panel
dado. The south-east room has ovolo moulded panelling.
For about 200 years the house of the Bishops of Peterborough, who were also
rectors of Castor.
RCHM (11) plate 8. VCH Northants Vol II.
Listing NGR: TL1247698361
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