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158 Newmarket Road, George and Dragon

History of 158 Newmarket Road

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: temperance hotel, formerly the ‘George and Dragon’. 14 yds E of Leeke Street, of two storeys with cellar and attics, has walls of plastered timber framing …. the deeds of the house include dentures of 1737 for the land where ‘lately stood the … tenement known as the Magpie.’

1913: The Temperance Boarding House

W F Ward, proprietor

Temperance House Yard:

Abbey Miniature Rifle Range

(2) Mrs Elderkin

Shamrock Passage:

(1) –

(2) William Nunn

(5) C Cranfield

(6) William Nunn




Ward Cox and Son pastrycooks

Mrs A Cox


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