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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: 1126114



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: 47655

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NORTHAMPTON STREET 1. 942 (South Side) School of Pythagoras TL 4458 NE 3/117 TL 4458 16/117 I 26.4.50. 2. Adjoining South end of Merton Hall; late C12 or early C13, 2 storeys, stone rubble with Barnack dressings; modern tile roof. Rectangular building, probably built as Manor House, with vaulted undercroft and Hall on upper floor. The undercroft vault has gone and a modern floor has been substituted. The building, which appears to have been at one time derelict, has been reroofed. Some old windows of various dates and some original buttresses remain. The original features which survive have all been mutilated, refaced or rebuilt. The building remains important as one of the very few domestic buildings of this date surviving in the country. (RCHM 292).

Listing NGR: TL4449858944

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)

National Grid Reference: TL 44498 58944


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