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Murkett's Corner, Huntingdon/Histon/Victoria Road (MoC139/72)

Chestnut House, (Murkett’s Corner) Huntingdon Road

History of Chestnut House


Sidney George Campbell, classicist & Fellow of Christ’s


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.

Murkett Bros, Histon/Huntingdon Roads junction 1972 (MoC 125/72)

2020 Chestnut House

Student accomodation


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