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Howgills (Society of Friends Meeting House), Letchworth Garden City

Description: Howgills (Society of Friends Meeting House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161918

OS Grid Reference: TL2190331945
OS Grid Coordinates: 521903, 231945
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9726, -0.2268

Location: S View, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 3JJ

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

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Listing Text

No 42
(Society of Friends
Meeting House)
TL 2131 NE 11/143
1907 by Bennett and Bidwell. Public hall designed in the free-style manner
of this firm of architects. The Meeting Room is based on "Briggflatts"
in Yorkshire. Two storeys. Irregular facade of 3 bays with projecting,
central entrance bay with gable. Tile roof with hips and gable. Tall brick
stacks with moulded caps; chimney stack on front facade with weathered offsets.
Roughcast walls. Stone, mullioned, casement windows with leaded lights
and tile labels. Recessed, segmental-arched entrance with boarded double
doors. Plaque in Art Nouveau style in porch.

Listing NGR: TL2190331945

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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