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Peach House at the Node Training Centre, Codicote

Description: Peach House at the Node Training Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 161988

OS Grid Reference: TL2148420437
OS Grid Coordinates: 521484, 220437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8693, -0.2369

Location: Three Houses Lane, Knebworth SG4 8TH

Locality: Codicote
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8TH

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/43 Peach House
at The Node Training Centre

- II

Peach House. 1854 (Dated etched on glass pane on E side).
Attributed to Joseph Paxton. Long, narrow glasshouse, about 2
metres wide by 27 metres long. Semicircular barrel roof with
ribbed glass Panes, 18 bays, framed by cast iron arches. The
side elevations have 4-light Panels per bay with wooden vertical
glazing bars. The lower quarter of each bay has a ventilator and
these are attached to a sinqle iron opening mechanism with a
lever handle at each end. Similar mechanism operates ventilators
on top of roof. Still used to grow peaches.

Listing NGR: TL2148420437

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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