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St Edmundsbury Weaving Works, Letchworth Garden City

Description: St Edmundsbury Weaving Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 161903

OS Grid Reference: TL2253232828
OS Grid Coordinates: 522532, 232828
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9804, -0.2173

Location: 126 Ridge Road, Letchworth Garden City SG6 1PT

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

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Listing Text

No 126
(St Edmundsbury
Weaving Works)
TL 2232 9/115 16.8.78
1908 and extended 1913, by B Parker and R Unwin. Small factory designed in
the Arts and Crafts style. Extension by Hignett in 1913. One and a half storeys.
Symmetrical 3 bay front, central entrance bay of 3 projecting gables. Tiled
roof. Brick stacks with moulded caps, and weathered tile offsets to gable
chimney. Roughcast walls with brick pilasters and buttressed. Flat-topped
dormer casements. Mullioned casement windows with concrete surrounds and leaded
lights. Gabled bays flanking entrance with T-shaped windows characteristic
of the Arts and Crafts movement. Recessed round-arched entrance with tile
voussoirs and imposts. North light windows of weaving shop at rear disguised
by 'Dutch' gables. The front range had a large studio and show room, both
with galleries.

Listing NGR: TL2253232828

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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