Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: house, now two tenements, not. 25, 27 High Street …. though of the 18th cent., the building has been drastically altered and a N wing added in the 19th cent. The street front is of 18th cent. brown brick to the top of the first floor windows; all above, in Gault bricks and the roof, are of the 19th cent. The front was symmetrical, with a central doorway, two windows to each side and five above; the original door case has gone; one of the windows has been converted into a second doorway…. No. 27 is the ‘Bowling Green’ public house.
The Bowling Green dates from 1789. It took its name from the bowling green laid out in the back garden.
(25) John Waller, basket maker
(27) John Waller, Bowling Green PH
(25-27) David Ellis, architect
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