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Willow House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2142 / 52°12'51"N

Longitude: 0.0898 / 0°5'23"E

OS Eastings: 542869

OS Northings: 259393

OS Grid: TL428593

Mapcode National: GBR L77.5J6

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.HLTX

Entry Name: Willow House

Listing Date: 3 August 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47924

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3

County: Cambridgeshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TL 45 NW
20/10005 Willow House
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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