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Garden City Corporation Offices, Letchworth Garden City

Description: Garden City Corporation Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161842

OS Grid Reference: TL2171632666
OS Grid Coordinates: 521716, 232666
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9791, -0.2292

Location: Broadway, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 3PT

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 3PT

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Listing Text

(east side)
Garden City
Corporation Offices
TL 2132 8/27
1913 by B Parker and R Unwin. Office building in a classical style akin to
New England colonial work. It appears to have started the Neo-Georgian fashion
in the town centre. Three storeys and dormers. Symmetrical facade with slightly
projecting end and central bays. Fenestration 1:4: :4:1. Hipped, tiled roof
with brick stacks and central wooden cupola with clock below. Brown brick with
eaves cornice and second floor sill string. Rendered ground floor with Tuscan
pilasters carrying entablature. Open loggia at north end. Gauged flat brick
arches to sash windows with exposed boxing and glazing bars. Round-arched opening
to ground and first floor of central bay.

Listing NGR: TL2171632666

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Source: English Heritage

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