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Houghton Poultry Research Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton and Wyton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3308 / 52°19'50"N

Longitude: -0.1001 / 0°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 529562

OS Northings: 272002

OS Grid: TL295720

Mapcode National: GBR K43.ZF9

Mapcode Global: VHGLY.6PY1

Entry Name: Houghton Poultry Research Station

Listing Date: 4 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54083

Location: Houghton and Wyton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Houghton and Wyton

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Houghton with Wyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

HOUGHTON AND WYTON HOUGHTON ROAD
1.
5140
Houghton
Houghton Poultry
Research Station
TL 27 SE 6/4
II
2.
Elizabethan Revival country house dated 1897 on tympanum. Architect, Ransome; built
for C H Coote (monograms on north facing chimney plaques). Symmetrical plan, two-
storeys and attics. Red brick with rustic stone foundations and moulded plinth band.
Plain tile gable roofs. Stone copings to four facade gables with ball finials to
garden elevation. Stone ovolo moulded mullions and transomes to first-floor range of
four four-light windows with leaded lights. Two windows to left and right hand with
full length casements to balconies with stone balustrades above two pentagonal bay
windows. Central garden door, half-glazed in stop moulded stone architrave with
dentil cornice and segmental pediment. Two three-light windows flank doorway. Two
slightly projecting gable wings with gable stacks in north elevation, and central
two-storey closed porch. Oak door in four-centred arch with carved spandrels and
dentil cornice. Very fine five-light mullion and transomed windows with similar side
lights and segmental pediment.
Interior: Original oak panelling, staircases and chimney pieces intact. Hand forged
iron ware.
(N Pevsner p 267).


Listing NGR: TL2956272002

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