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Statutory Address:

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

Cambridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 42869 59393


The following building shall be added to the list:-

CONDUIT HEAD ROAD TL 45 NW 20/10005 Willow House GV II* House. 1932 by George Checkley. White-painted render to reinforced concrete structure. Flat bitumenised roof behind parapet. Plan: International Modern style house of 2 storeys with study on right (west) and kitchen and services on left (east) with split-level one-and-a-half storey hall/living room at centre with bedroom over rising above flat roof terraces. Later single storey extension on right (west). Exterior: 2 storeys. 5 tall symmetrically arranged windows on first floor and window bands on ground floor with rendered porch to right of centre with cantilevered canopy. South garden front 4 window bands on ground floor, that to left of centre with French casement and thinner window bands on first floor; the bay to left of centre with thin window band under cantilevered balcony to window above in raised bedroom. This bedroom and stair block has a flat roof canopy onto the roof terrace. All metal-frame windows with casements. Including terrace along south front with rendered parapet and steps down to garden. Interior: Largely unaltered and retaining most of original glazed steel frame doors. From the 2-storey split-level hall/living room a masonry winder stairs with low solid balustrade rises to axial passage along north front of house with a glazed balcony overlooking the hall/living room. Second flight of stairs from landing to roof terrace. Note: formerly known as Thurso House. Source: Buildings of England, Cambridgeshire, page 255.

Listing NGR: TL4286959393


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 255


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

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Date: 28 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11471/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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