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14 King’s Parade

History of 14 King's Parade

This house has 5 storeys with cellars and attics. It was built in 1787 by a Mr York, upholsterer, on the site of ‘God’s House’ or Driver’s House according to a document by John Bowtell in Downing College Library. The staircase was rebuilt early in the 19th century.

Though the site is so restricted, building to such a height is exceptional in Cambridge houses before 1800 and rare thereafter. (see 1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge)

1913

Rutherford and Clothier, sporting tailors and hosiers

The Misses Thompson

1962

A R Mowbray, booksellers and church furnishers

(14a) Miss Fritz Kramer

2018

Byard Art

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