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The Conservators House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horningsea, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2576 / 52°15'27"N

Longitude: 0.1995 / 0°11'58"E

OS Eastings: 550222

OS Northings: 264433

OS Grid: TL502644

Mapcode National: GBR M84.H7Y

Mapcode Global: VHHJY.DJV6

Entry Name: The Conservators House

Listing Date: 22 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50610

Location: Horningsea, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Horningsea

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Horningsea St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 56 SW HORNINGSEA CLAYHITHE ROAD
(North Side)

8/62 The Conservators House

II

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

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