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Booking Hall, Public Rooms, Offices and Footbridge at Letchworth Station, Letchworth Garden City

Description: Booking Hall, Public Rooms, Offices and Footbridge at Letchworth Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161920

OS Grid Reference: TL2170832750
OS Grid Coordinates: 521708, 232750
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9799, -0.2293

Location: Station Place, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 4ER

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 4ER

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Listing Text

Booking Hall,
Public Rooms, Offices
and footbridge at
Letchworth Station
TL 2132 8/146
1912. This former Great Northern Station replaced a temporary station built
in 1904. Arts and Crafts manner. One and a half storeys. Symmetrical front
with recessed entrance between splayed bays. Tiled roof with red brick
stacks with moulded caps. Red brick walls with eaves cornice and half-timbered
gable with brick nogging at south-west end. Flat-topped, 6-light dormer
over entrance. Gauged segmental brick arches to recessed sash windows.
Segmental-arched entrance to booking hall below wooden canopy. Adjacent
entrance porch to office with architraved doorway and battlemented parapet.
Bay windows flanking entrance with panelled parapet surmounted by balls.
Lifts on footbridge in the form of towers with pyramidical roofs. Two storey
booking hall decorated in Art Nouveau manner with exposed timber work.

Listing NGR: TL2170832750

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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