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The Three Gables, Letchworth Garden City

Description: The Three Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161854

OS Grid Reference: TL2252834138
OS Grid Coordinates: 522528, 234138
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9922, -0.2169

Location: Croft Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 1AP

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 1AP

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Listing Text

(south side)
No 12
('The Three Gables')
TL 2234 5/42
1907 by C H Hignett for his own occupation. Vernacular form based on the 3-bay
lobby entrance house with semi-open plan. One and a half storeys. North
entrance front of 2 bays, formerly with open "stoep" or entrance porch (now
filled in). Main south front of 3 bays with wide, buttressed, projecting central
bay half hipped thatch roof of Norfolk reed with tiled peak to ridge. Brick
stacks. Roughcast brick with exposed plinth. Eyebrow dormer casements at
eaves. Mullioned, leaded casement windows of 2-5 lights with tile labels.
Front door with stained glass fish design. Former garden room now filled in.
Interesting interior with good joinery and wrought ironwork. Living-room ingle
with tripart arched fireplace with chequered surround. (M K Miller: Country Life

Listing NGR: TL2252834138

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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