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Fort St George

History of Fort St George, Midsummer Common

This Grade II listed building dates in part from the 16th century. It was supposed to bear a resemblance to the East India Company’s Fort St George at Madras, India

Wikipedia article at:

1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge: the walls are of plastered timber-framing in part refaced or rebuilt in brick; the roofs are tiled. It was built in the 16th cent. on a T-shaped plan, the cross range having been to the S. … sketch dated 1827 in the inn shows that it stood on an island between the river and a cut to a lock close SE.


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