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Holwell Court, Essendon

Description: Holwell Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158416

OS Grid Reference: TL2762410429
OS Grid Coordinates: 527624, 210429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7780, -0.1515

Location: Holwell Court, Essendon, Hertfordshire AL9 5RL

Locality: Essendon
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL9 5RL

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Listing Text

(south east side)

6/153 Holwell Court


- II

Country House. Circa 1900 by Sir Ernest George. Queen Anne
Revival. Red brick. Machine tile roof. H plan. 2 storeys and
attics. Flush sash windows and continuous wood modillioned eaves
cornice. 2-window gable ended projections with giant Ionic brick
corner pilasters. 5-window centre. Entrance elevation has
central projecting porch bay with Holborn gable and narrow attic
light flanked by panels. 2-panel door with deep panelled hood
slung from iron bars. Fruit carved pilasters and scrolled
brackets. Bulls eye window above and to right gable end. Ground
floor windows have triangular brick pediments. Hipped 3-light
dormers. 2-storey wing on left side joins with front wall at
semi-octagonal stair turret with ogee lead roof. Garden
elevation has 6-column Doric loggia between projections, and
triangular and segmental headed dormers. Plain square tower on E
elevation and 2-arched-light conservatory on W side.

Listing NGR: TL2762410429

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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