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Description: Glaed Hame
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161898
OS Grid Reference: TL2150131266
OS Grid Coordinates: 521501, 231266
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9666, -0.2328
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TL 2131 SW 12/92
1906 by B Parker and R Unwin. The most elaborate Parker and Unwin house to
be found in the Garden City. Tudor style with open plan form. One and a half
storeys. Main south front to garden with 3 gabled bays. Tiled roof with moulded
brick stacks. Carved gable bargeboards to window bays. Roughcast with exposed
studwork to first floor of bay windows. Former open sleeping gallery at east
end replaced by 2 storey reinforced concrete extension of 1921, also by Parker
and Unwin. Mullioned casement windows. Glazed French windows with added sidelights.
Interior with hall, living room and dining room designed to be used as one
space with concealed sliding doors between each room. Good interior joinery
with hall inglenook retaining one of the former 2 settles. Brick fireplace
(replacing former tiled surround) with copper hood. ('Some Houses at Letchworth'
Country Life, 21.12.1912.)
Listing NGR: TL2150131266
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Source: English Heritage
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