Terrace in Chesterton Road, Cambridge. Later nineteenth century. Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee. 2008. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

According to the Victoria County History, "successive terraces of tall middle-class houses were put up along the north side of Chesterton Road" from the late 1840s onwards (Wright and Lewis). However, these Grade II listed Victorian buildings are only described as nineteenth century in their council listing; and the Arundel House Hotel, to which several have been converted, only claims to date from "around 1890" (see "Cambridge 2000"). Whenever they were built, their tall gables and towers make them particularly impressive, especially when compared with the lower terrace to the right.

Sources

"Cambridge 2000: Chesterton Road." Viewed 2 October 2008.

Wright, A. P. M. and C. P. Lewis, eds. "Chesterton: Introduction." The Victoria County History: A History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. Vol. 9 (1989). Viewed 2 October 2008.


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