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Peterhouse Hostel

42-44 Trumpington Street

History of Peterhouse Hostel

1913:

(42) Miss Goulding

(43a) Edmund Seymour Curtis

(43) Holt’s grocery, wine, and beer store

(44) Miss Gadsby, lodging house keeper

1962:

Peterhouse Hostel

Wikipedia: The Hostel is situated next to the Master’s Lodge. It was built in a neo-Georgian style in 1926 from designs by Thomas Henry Lyon. The Hostel was intended to be part of a larger complex but only one wing was built. It currently houses undergraduates and some fellows. During World War II the London School of Economics was housed in The Hostel and nearby buildings, at the invitation of the Master and Fellows.

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