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Old houses at Bullen's, Magdalene Street

31 (32) Magdalene Street

History of 31 Magdalene Street

1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge: consists of a 16th cent. range to the street..the house seems once to have formed an annexe to the Pickerel Inn. … In the N wall is an Ovolo-moulded oak doorway and, close up under the eaves, a blocked two-light window, both of the 16th cent; in the roof is an unaltered 17th cent. dormer-window with leaded quarries.

Pre 1831 view towards St John’s College

View up river from Bullen’s boatyard, after 1831 (date of Bridge of Sighs)

1862 (32)

Benjamin Jolley, 40, furniture broker, b Chesterton

Cam at Magdalene Bridge, date unknown

1913 (31)

Frederick W Bullen & Co, furniture dealers and boatbuilders

Bullen’s boatyard can be seen on the picture alongside the Cam.

Bullen’s boat yard 1935 (Cambridgeshire Collection)


The Bridge Wool & Needlework Shop (Lillie Evans)


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