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North Hertfordshire District Council Offices, Hitchin

Description: North Hertfordshire District Council Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161440

OS Grid Reference: TL1834529237
OS Grid Coordinates: 518345, 229237
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9490, -0.2795

Location: Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1HY

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 1HY

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Listing Text

(South-West Side)
North Hertfordshire District
Council Offices (Formerly
listed as Old Town Hall).
TL 1829 SK 1/54 13.4.51.


Mommental rectangular building of stone in the Italian style, erected
in mid-C19 by Bellamy. Light rustication; bands at first floor level,
2 storeys. Massive cornice, developed with simple modillions. Hipped
slate roof. 5 windows x 3 windows all in projecting architraves, those
on the piano nobile being much taller and embellished with hoods raised
by it blank panel above their heads. Massive central entrance porch,

Listing NGR: TL1834529237

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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