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Water Street range, Chesterton

5 – 11 Water Street, Chesterton / Green Dragon

History of 5 - 11 Water Street, Chesterton

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: range of four tenements, the ‘Green Dragon’ inn, Nos. 7, 9, 11 Water Street ….. has plastered timber-framed walls and tile-covered roofs. It was built in the 16th century, with two wings on the back; additions have since been made beside and on the ends of the wings. The building is of note as a timber-framed range of the 16th century.

1869: Alfred Carter (Post Office Directory)

1879: Jacob Holmes (Kellys)

1883: J Holmes (Kellys)

1892: Geo Hall (Kellys)

1896: Walter Chappell Rayner (Kellys)

1904: John Fordham (Kellys)

1913: J Fordham (Cambridge Directory)

1916: John Fordham (Kellys)


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