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There are 47 Grade II* listed buildings in Cambridge, England. In the United Kingdom, a listed building is a building or structure of special historical or architectural importance. These buildings are legally protected from demolition, as well as from any extensions or alterations that would adversely affect the building's character or destroy historic features. Listed buildings in England are divided into three categories—Grade II buildings are buildings of special interest; Grade II* buildings are buildings of particular importance; and Grade I buildings, which are those of "exceptional" interest. Around four per cent of listed buildings are given Grade II* status.[1]

Cambridge is a university town located in East Anglia, England. It is home to the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209, and many of the listed buildings are part of the university or its constituent colleges.

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Notes

  1. ^ The date given is the date used by Historic England as significant for the initial building or that of an important part in the structure's description.
  2. ^ Sometimes known as OSGB36, the grid reference is based on the British national grid reference system used by the Ordnance Survey.
  3. ^ The "List Entry Number" is a unique number assigned to each listed building and scheduled monument by Historic England.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Listed buildings". www.cambridge.gov.uk. Cambridge City Council. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 

External links

Media related to Grade II* listed buildings in Cambridgeshire at Wikimedia Commons