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The Spirella Company of Great Britain Limited Building, Letchworth Garden City

Description: The Spirella Company of Great Britain Limited Building

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161840

OS Grid Reference: TL2149632793
OS Grid Coordinates: 521496, 232793
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9803, -0.2324

Location: 2 Bridge Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 4DJ

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 4DJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for

Spirella Limited
The address shall be amended to read
'The Spirella Company
of Great Britain Ltd' Building


Spirella Limited
TL 2132 8/24
1912, extended 1913 and 1914. Third unit completed 1912-1922. By C H Hignett.
Symmetrically planned factory building grouped round 3 sides of a court yard.
This is a major work in the Arts and Crafts manner, but adapted to a monumental
scale. The 4 corner pavilions are linked by lower workshop ranges. Pavilions
with hipped tile roofs with gablets and gabled dormers. Brown brick with plain
stone band below eaves level and at first floor. Recessed window bays with
mullioned windows of reinforced concrete with leaded casements. Connecting
workshops with industrial glazing below segmental arches.

Listing NGR: TL2149632793

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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