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The House in the Fields, Field House, Waltham Sal, – 49, 51 and 53 Barton Road

History of Waltham Sal


The House in the Fields in shown on the Baker map of Cambridge

1881: Waltham Sal

Dr Bushel Annington, medical officer of health lived here until 1919

1920 – 1931:







Herbert Thomas Hockey, estate agent, acquired the whole property and reconverted it back into a single house.


House demolished and replaced with block of town houses. At the time City Councillors Tony Cornell and Mr J M Lennox Cook of Lennox Cook School of English at 75 Barton Road led a campaign to try to save the house. As a result Archway Court preserves the old house but town houses have been built in the garden behind.


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