Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

83 Castle Street

History of 83 Castle Street

1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge: of two storeys with attics, was built with timber-framed walls in the 16th or 17th cent. early in the 19th cent. the walls were entirely faced with Gault brick … is roofed with the ridge parallel with the street, suggesting that the house originally was one of a row, like the houses in Magdalene Street.


Dan Button, baker and grocer


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge