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Castor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castor, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

1.
5141 CASTOR PETERBOROUGH ROAD
(north side)
Castor House
TL 1298 50/157 15.12.55
II* GV
2.
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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