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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1332178



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47241

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE 1. 942 ----------------- New Court TL 4458 NE 3/285 26.4.50 I 2. 1826-1831. T Rickman and Hutchinson, architects. A three-sided court of tall Gothic Revival buildings, closed on the fourth side by an open cloister and gateway. The structure is conceived in the highly romantic manner of the time. White brick, faced in stone with slate roofs. Four storey blocks, battlemented and pinnacled. The Gatehall has a fan vault with a large octangonal pendant. The cloister-walk is of seven bays on either side of the gatehouse. The interior retains many of its original features including ribbed plaster ceilings of Gothic Type. (RCHM.)

Listing NGR: TL4461458836

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 44614 58836


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