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Sir Harry Godwin (Camb Quartenary)

28 – 30 Barton Road

History of 28 - 30 Barton Road

Built in the 1920s to the design of Bennett and Bidwell. Robert Bennett was the assistant to Raymond Unwin, the principal architect of Letchworth Garden City.

The houses were built for a cleric at St Catherine’s called mason. No 30, Foxleigh, was built for his own use; no.28 was built to let. 28 was described as a fine house with oak mantels and period fireplace.

Mason’s first tenant was Emily Pepper, secretary of the Deaf and Dumb .

1930s: (30)

Professor Sir Harry Godwin, botanist

1949 (28)

Ernest Haddon

He had previously lived at 1 Cranmer Road


Graham Pollard, deputy director of the Fitzwilliam Museum



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