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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE DARK CLOISTER

List entry Number: 1331687

Location

THE DARK CLOISTER, THE COLLEGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireEast CambridgeshireDistrict AuthorityEly

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48707

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

THE COLIEGE 1. l082 The Dark Cloister (Formerly listed as part of Residences incorporating remains of Infirmary includin I Chapel). TL 5479 2/97 25.9.50. GV 2. A mid C13 vaulted passage originally connecting the Dormitory with the Infirmary, with a storey above which probably contained a school. All that now remains is the south wall of the vaulted passage and a short length of the upper storey with a window jamb at the east end. There are 5 deeply recessed pointed arches with moulded corbels for the springing of the vault on the north side. The West bay has a Cl3 doorway and the east bay has a laer doorway. The centre 3 bays, on the south side, have C13 arcaded windows (blocked) set within a flat arch, with a quatrefoil window in the tympanum. AM.

The Dark Cloister, Powcher's Hall, the Painted Chamber (Walsingham House), the Chapel of the infirmary (Deanery), the Black Hostelry and Cellarers Chamber and Cellarers House (Boarding House of King's School) form a group. See also general group description under the Cathedral of The Holy Trinity.

Listing NGR: TL5412980195

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National Grid Reference: TL 54129 80195

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