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Horse Racing Museum, Newmarket

Description: Horse Racing Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275679

OS Grid Reference: TL6431363284
OS Grid Coordinates: 564313, 263284
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2432, 0.4052

Location: 85 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8NB

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8NB

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/120 Horse Racing


Horse-racing museum, formerly subscription rooms. Early C19,
restored c.1980. Garden elevation: 2 storeys, 6 windows with
projecting wing to left. Painted gault brick. Hipped slated
roofs. Early C19 sash windows with flat arches of gauged brick,
with small-pane sashes at upper floor and large pane sashes with
panelled internal shutters at ground floor. Glazed C20 entrance
doors. A mid-C19 1-storey room has 3 bays of blank arcading and
a coffered ceiling with a central lantern. The building was
originally a betting establishment, later becoming a part of the
Jockey Club Headquarters.

Listing NGR: TL6431363284

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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