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1-4, Short Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2075 / 52°12'27"N

Longitude: 0.1273 / 0°7'38"E

OS Eastings: 545456

OS Northings: 258721

OS Grid: TL454587

Mapcode National: GBR L79.H11

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.5S42

Entry Name: 1-4, Short Street

Listing Date: 2 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47768

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

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

Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
TL 4558 NW 4/665
circa 1820. Built by Charles Humfrey as part of the Doll's close development
(qv Maid's Causeway). Grey gault brick. 2 storeys and basement, 2 windows,
sashes with glazing bars. Brick plat band at first floor cill-level. Timber
doorcases with side - pilasters and simplified entablatures. Mid C19 door-surround
to No 1 with shallow bracketted hood. Slate roof.
No 3 has a street name-plate carved in stone. The north gable end of No
1 forms the original west end feature of Maid's Causeway, but very altered
in late C19. The original concept remains on No 1 Fair Street (qv). A
broad wall arch with elliptical head and pediment over. The arch filled
by a 2 storey canted bay in late C19. The screen wall connection with
No 4 Maid's Causeway replaced by No 2 in late Cl9. (RCHM 266).

Listing NGR: TL4545658720

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