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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163443
English Heritage Legacy ID: 54083
Location: Houghton and Wyton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28
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
HOUGHTON AND WYTON HOUGHTON ROAD
TL 27 SE 6/4
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
(N Pevsner p 267).
Listing NGR: TL2956272002
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