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The Backhouse Room, Welwyn

Description: The Backhouse Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 158242

OS Grid Reference: TL2475914969
OS Grid Coordinates: 524759, 214969
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8194, -0.1913

Location: 57 Hertford Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL6 0DA

Locality: Welwyn
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL6 0DA

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Listing Text

(west side)
The Backhouse Room
TL 21 SW 1/24


C17 timber-framed building of one aisle. Originally the carthouse of Upper Handside
farm, converted by Paul Mauger to a meeting room as a memorial to the climber Edward
Backhouse, and opened 17th March 1923. Modern brick plinth and weatherboarded infill.
Hipped tile roof. Some flint infill to side. Two dormer windows to rear and remains
of external brick chimney. Exposed roof and support timbers to interior.

Listing NGR: TL2475914969

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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