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Bottisham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bottisham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2311 / 52°13'52"N

Longitude: 0.2703 / 0°16'12"E

OS Eastings: 555141

OS Northings: 261644

OS Grid: TL551616

Mapcode National: GBR M8M.34X

Mapcode Global: VHHK5.M5QY

Entry Name: Bottisham Hall

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49298

Location: Bottisham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Bottisham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bottisham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Swaffham Bulbeck

Listing Text

(North Side)

4/27 Bottisham Hall


Country house built 1797 for Rev G L Jenyns possibly by Charles
Humfrey. Grey brick with low pitch, hipped roofs of slate, with
boarded eaves and boxed guttering. Ridge stacks. U-plan, with
later service wings at rear. Two storeys. The principal
elevation is to the South and is in three bays, including the
projecting, half-round entrance bay. Semi-circular headed arch
to the doorway with half-glazed, double doors and a fanlight
with radial glazing bars. The flanking, recessed hung sashes to
this bay are of twelve panes. Three similar windows at first
floor have cast-iron balconettes. The two outer bays have, at
ground floor, semi-circular arches to recessed window bays, each
with a hung sash of fifteen panes in a flat, gauged brick arch.
The side elevation to the garden is in seven bays, with similar
fenestration and hung sashes of fifteen panes at ground floor.
one window retains its original pelmet. Inside, the hall is
approximately oval in plan with two round headed niches in the
corners. The two principal rooms flanking the hall have
original, plaster mouldings and fireplaces in white marble.
There is a cantilevered, open-string staircase with a curtail
and square balusters leading up to a landing with a screen of
Ionic columns. Charles Humfrey also designed the Vicarage at
Swaffham Bulbeck.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p6, mon (4)
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p305

Listing NGR: TL5514161644

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