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Chatteris House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4557 / 52°27'20"N

Longitude: 0.0497 / 0°2'58"E

OS Eastings: 539372

OS Northings: 286170

OS Grid: TL393861

Mapcode National: GBR L49.1D5

Mapcode Global: VHHHW.TJ4T

Entry Name: Chatteris House

Listing Date: 5 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47974

Location: Chatteris, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE16

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Chatteris

Built-Up Area: Chatteris

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Chatteris St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5139
No 17 'Chatteris House'
TL 383852 7/18 5.7.50

II GV

2.
Built 1828. Three storeys and basement. Yellow brick, hipped slate roof; stone
bands between storeys; internal stacks. Three central bays slightly project with
pediment and blind oval in tympanum. Eight stone steps lead up to central portico,
supported by 2 Greek-Doric columns, frieze with triglyphs and projecting cornice.
Fine mahogany door with carved central panel, in door case with panelled reveals,
and rectangular fanlight. Cast iron decorated balustrades to sides of portico and
balconette above. Similar balustrades formed balconettes to each of 4 original
casement windows at first floor. Two large showroom windows replace these.
Symmetrical 5 window range of hung sashes with glazing bars at second and third
floors with one central casement window with glazing bars to balconette at first
floor. Interior: fine Greek Revival decoration to friezes and cornices of first
floor rooms with plaster centre pieces. Open string stair of 6 flights and 2 landings,
with stone steps, cast iron balustrade, and mahogany hand rail. Central cupola.
Original doors.

Sale catalogue November 1909 describes room details and plan.


Listing NGR: TL3937286170

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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