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Chestnut House, (Murkett’s Corner) Huntingdon Road

History of Chestnut House

1913:

Sidney George Campbell, classicist & Fellow of Christ’s

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1962:

Murkett Bros Ltd, car agents

Murkett’s moved to this location in 1931. The Dennis Murkitt had been a whitesmith in Huntingdon repairing bicycles. he died in 1891 and his eldest son, Harry, founded Murkett Bros in 1893. The 1931 showroom had a distinctive Art Deco frontage.

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2020: Chestnut House

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