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The Museum, Letchworth Garden City

Description: The Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161843

OS Grid Reference: TL2169932389
OS Grid Coordinates: 521699, 232389
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9767, -0.2296

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)
The Museum
TL 2132 8/29
1914 and 1920 by Barry Parker. Major additions 1960-5 by C M Crickmer. Classical
style building originally intended to be part of a larger block. Three storeys.
Symmetrical facade with projecting entrance bays. Fenestration 1:1:3:1:1.
Tiled roof with coped gables. Brick ridge stack. Brick front. Architraved
sash windows with glazing bars. Windows of entrance bay in Portland stone vertical
recesses, with cornices to first floor windows. First floor windows in arched
recesses. Ground floor with entablature at first floor level. Architraved
doorways with segmental open pediments.

Listing NGR: TL2169932389

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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