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Whewell's Court, Trinity College

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2074 / 52°12'26"N

Longitude: 0.1187 / 0°7'7"E

OS Eastings: 544872

OS Northings: 258693

OS Grid: TL448586

Mapcode National: GBR L79.DWD

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.0SM5

Plus Code: 9F426449+XF

Entry Name: Whewell's Court, Trinity College

Listing Date: 18 May 1967

Last Amended: 2 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47282

ID on this website: 101331806

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Andrew the Great

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Whewell's Court


Two courts, with a third between formed by the boundary walls; the western court was built 1856-60, the eastern 1865-68, both are by A Salvin, partly remodelled by W.D Caröe in 1908. Salvin was assisted in his design by the Master of Trinity, William Whewell. The buildings are stone faced, in the Gothic style. Three storeys with many gables, two, three and four, light pointed windows. The east court has Elizabethan type bay-windows added by Caröe. There were other alterations to the south side of the west court dated 1897. Slate roofs.

Listing NGR: TL4487258693

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