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Christ's College, the Buildings Surrounding Entrance Court, with the South East Range of Second Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2053 / 52°12'19"N

Longitude: 0.122 / 0°7'19"E

OS Eastings: 545099

OS Northings: 258462

OS Grid: TL450584

Mapcode National: GBR L79.MNG

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.2TBS

Entry Name: Christ's College, the Buildings Surrounding Entrance Court, with the South East Range of Second Court

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47099

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

District Council Ward: Market

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Cambridge

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

CHRIST'S COLLEGE
1.
942
The Buildings surrounding
Entrance Court, with the
South-East range of
Second Court
TL 4558 NW 4/244
TL 4558 SW 7/244 26.4.50.
I
2.
West Range with the Gatehouse. Part of the Founder's buildings of the
early C16. Elaborate coat-of-arms of the Foundress over gate. Refaced
in Ketton stone on the west by Robert Grumbold 1714, on the east by James
Essex, 1760-1. Original interior features, and many of the C18. The Library
at the south end of the range was extended and modernised by Bodley and
Garner 1895-7.
North Range and Chapel. Early Cl6, refaced in 1766 by James Essex. Chapel
is of 1510-11, refitted in the early C18 by Robert Grumbold and restored
by Bodley and Garner in 1899. The cupola was added in 1722. The timber
ceiling is original. The Ante-chapel has an C18 roof and C16 panelling.
Organ 1705. Lectern early C16. Reredos 1702-3 by John Austin, Glass
circa 1500.
East Range with Hall. Early C16, also refronted by Essex. Interior features
of all periods. The Hall was rebuilt by G G Scott 1876-79 using an C18
cupola and various older fittings. The Master's Lodge was refronted 1769-70
and restored in 1911; the elaborate oriel window was reusued by Essex.
South Range. As others. Refaced in 1758. Good original and C18 internal
features with much panelling.
South-east Range of Second Court. 1823, in the Tudor style, extended 1867.
Architect unknown. Brick, faced with Roman cement. 3 storeys.
The Lecture Room. Built between 1875-9. Contains fine bolection moulded
panelling of 1723.
Gateway to Master's Lodge. From Hobson Street. C16. Red brick with a
4-centred arch. (All buildings described fully in RCHM).


Listing NGR: TL4509958461

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