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Tunwell's Court, print by Rita Genlloud c.1926

Tunwell’s Court, Trumpington Street

History of Tunwell's Court, Trumpington Street

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: it is the creation of four building phases: the street range and its SE wing probably in the 16th century, the two easterly blocks with the link between them containing the second carriageway in the 17th century, and the formation of the N and S lateral ranges by linking the earlier buildings in the 18th century and modern times respectively.


(1) Mrs Frost


(1) Henry C Hughes, architect

(1) Peter Bicknell, architect

(1) J M Wheeler, architect

(1) W P Churchill DSO MC, architect

W Edwards, tailor

This was the meeting place of the 4th Cambridge Scouts 1930s – 1950s.

Tunwell’s Court is owned by Peterhouse College who carefully restored it in 2023 for graduate accomodation.

Tunwell’s Court (RGL2023)

Tunwell’s Court (RGL2023)

Tunwell’s Court (RGL2023)

Tunwell’s Court (RGL2023)


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