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Cambridge University Press (Pitt Press) University Press, Cambridge

Description: Cambridge University Press (Pitt Press) University Press

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 47314

OS Grid Reference: TL4482058098
OS Grid Coordinates: 544820, 258098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2021, 0.1177

Location: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB

Locality: Cambridge
Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
County: Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Postcode: CB2 1RB

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Listing Text

(Trumpington Street)
TL 4458 SE 6/310 26.4.50.
Also known as the Pitt Press. 1831. By Edward Blore. In the Gothic style.
Ashlar faced, with a central tower rising above the flanking ranges. 3
storeys. 4-centred entrance archway with oriel window over; the hall has
a vaulted ceiling with moulded ribs. The wings, the fenestration and the
interior were all altered 1934-7 by Murray Easton, and the drip-moulds
were removed. Pinnacles and a pierced, embattled parapet, slate mansard
roof. (RCHM 22).
The University Press has group value with the surrouding buildings.

Listing NGR: TL4482058098

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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