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Guessens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Welwyn, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8317 / 51°49'54"N

Longitude: -0.2156 / 0°12'56"W

OS Eastings: 523057

OS Northings: 216294

OS Grid: TL230162

Mapcode National: GBR J8V.0BJ

Mapcode Global: VHGPD.67X4

Entry Name: Guessens

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158575

Location: Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Welwyn

Built-Up Area: Welwyn

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Welwyn and Woolmer Green

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Welwyn
TL 2316 WELWYN CODICOTE ROAD
(west side)

14/308 No 6
(Guessens)
24.1.67

GV II*


C17 or earlier timberframed house, remodelled c1730. Early-mid
Cl9 extension on S and early C20 extension on N which joins with
a late C18 former storehouse on extreme N. Main block is
plastered and 3 storeys with 5 recessed sash windows in plain,
raised surrounds. Early C19 door on left with glazed side
lights and wide moulded cornice hood. Modillioned parapet. S
block is red brick and 2 windows, 1 dummy; N extension in yellow
brick with 3 sash windows. N range in red brick with machine
tiled hipped roof, modillioned brick cornice and 4 shallow
recesses. Rear elevation of centre block has full height S wing
with moulded eaves cornice, floor bands and 4 recessed sash
windows. Interior has c1730 fielded panel hall with barley twist
baluster staircase. 1st floor N front room has early-mid C17 red
brick fireplace with diamond cut arrises and stop-chamfered
lintel. Home of Dr Edward Young, 1730 - 1765, poet, dramatist
and rector of Welwyn.


Listing NGR: TL2305716312

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