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70 Bridge Street, Lindum House, the Flying Stag, the Royal Oak, the Wild Man

History of 70 Bridge Street

Pevsner notes 18th cent..

1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge: in the main an early 19th cent. building incorporating part of an 18th cent. structure on the S. The house was formerly the ‘ Freemasons’ Tavern; within living memory the name and ‘Livery Baiting Stables’ was painted on the passage to it from Bridge Street.

The British Listed Buildings website notes:

Entrance archway to No 70 has with a good early C19 Gothic door. In the yard behind, No 70 (The Flying Stag), a former public house, 1842, brick, incorporating a timber framed C17 cell and C18 fragments. 3 storey and 2 storey and attic ranges, sashes with glazing bars. Tiled roof on early lower build.

See Enid Porter:Bridge Street

Loggan 1688 map of central Cambridge


James S Banyard, 45, tobacco manufacturer, b Wisbech


George Edmund Lister, 69, choir school  master St. John’s College, b Lincs

Susanna Elizabeth, 71, wife, b Surrey

Ada Elizabeth Sutton, 32, servant, b Cambs


Sam Senior BA, S John’s College choir schoolmaster and assistant curate at Holy Sepulchre church


Rev Sam Senior


Professor Glyn Daniel, Bridge Street

Professor Glyn Daniel, Disney Professor of Archaeology



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