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Paradise House, Grantchester Street, Newnham

History of Paradise House

Paradise Houseis located on an island in the River Cam, dated to c1780. Built of Gault brick and with shallow pitched, hipped, Welsh slate roof to front range, gabled M-roof to rear wings with “vee” infilled in brick. The whole house is built off the ground on a brick arched plinth because of regular flooding by the river.


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