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Club House, Flat Numbers 1a, 1b, 2a, 8a and 2-32 (Even) Sollershott Hall, Letchworth Garden City

Description: Club House, Flat Numbers 1a, 1b, 2a, 8a and 2-32 (Even) Sollershott Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161909

OS Grid Reference: TL2159031724
OS Grid Coordinates: 521590, 231724
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9707, -0.2314

Location: Sollershott E, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 3JN

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for
(South Side)
Nos 1 to 32 (consec)
Sollershott Hall
The address shall be amended to read
(South Side)
Club House, Flat Nos 1a, 1b,
2a, 8a and 2-32 (even)
Sollershott Hall


(south side)
Nos 1 to 32 (consec)
Sollershott Hall
TL 2131 NE 11/133
1911 by H Clapham Lander. Built as 'Holmsgarth', the Letchworth Co-operative
Houses, an experiment promoted by Ebenezer Howard as a means of providing
co-operative living for professional people. A quadrangle of flats and
houses was originally planned, but only the first 2 phases were completed.
Ebenezer Howard lived at Holmsgarth from 1911 until 1920. North-west front
facing Broadway Circus of 2 storeys with prominent central feature comprising
3 storeys, twin gabled centre flanked by towers with concave pyramidical
roofs. Tiled roofs with brick stacks. Roughcast wall with brick ground
floor, centre with brick ground and first floors. Brick pilaster strips
to quoins of towers. Two and three light casement windows with tile labels
continued to form strings. Ground floor windows of centre with round-arched
heads. Main entrance with side lights and hood carried on cut brackets.
The range is linked at the rear by glazed covered ways to 2 storey terraces
and flats around a quadrangle.

Listing NGR: TL2159031724

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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