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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1127370



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Horningsea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50610

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8/62 The Conservators House


Toll-house, dated 1842 on stone plaque in north gable. Gault brick with limestone dressings. Plain tile roof with patterned ridge tiles. Two storeys with cellars; T-plan gabled wing to west of main facade facing north. Tudor style. Shaped gables with apex finials. Two large ridge stacks with recessed round arched panels and stone cornice. Three first floor two- and three-light mullioned and transomed casement windows. Two similar three-light windows at ground floor extended in wing to height of plinth. Plain, double pilastered stone architrave with recessed four-panelled door and patterned round headed arched fanlight to north. Interior. Committee room, over barrel-vaulted cellars, used by the Conservators of the river Cam who were appointed following the act of 1702 'for making the River Cham ..... more navigable from Clay-Hithe-Ferry, to the Queen's Mill .....'. R.C.H.M.: East Cambs p. 69, mon. 2. Clay, W.K. Parish of Horningsey. C.A.S. Pub. 1865 p.22 Reprint of Act, 1702. C.R.O.

Listing NGR: TL5022264433

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society' in Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, (1865), 22
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)

National Grid Reference: TL 50222 64433


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