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Cavendish Laboratory of Experimental Physics

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2036 / 52°12'12"N

Longitude: 0.1188 / 0°7'7"E

OS Eastings: 544886

OS Northings: 258266

OS Grid: TL448582

Mapcode National: GBR L79.T07

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.0WN3

Entry Name: Cavendish Laboratory of Experimental Physics

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47301

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Edward King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

Cavendish Laboratory
of Experimental Physics
(Free School Lane)
TL 4458 SE 6/304 26.4.50.
1874, by Fawcett. Stone facing. 3 storeys. 3 light windows. The building
contains a good early Renaissance doorway of stone from the Perse School
circa 1600. The South wing is of 1896, the North wing of 1908, both also
by Fawcett. Of great historical importance, the atom was first split here
by Lord Rutherford in 1929.

Listing NGR: TL4488658266

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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