A B Gray notes in Cambridge Revisited (1921) that:
Until the middle of the last century, on the site of the house at the right-hand entrance to Gifford Place, stood two old weather-beaten tenements numbered respectively 12 and 11, the latter a beer house called the Highland Piper, approached by brick steps leading down to its entrance door.
Mary A Sharp, 77, annuitant, b Cambridge
Henry Gee, 56, accountant, b Cambridge
James Halls, 37, labourer, b Coton
(10) John P Gray, bookbinders by special appointment to the University Library
(11) B J Willers, lodging house keeper
(11) Frederick Dench
(11) Leonard Whitehead, hairdresser
(11) Open Air
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