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Homewood

A Grade II* Listed Building in Knebworth, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8634 / 51°51'48"N

Longitude: -0.2026 / 0°12'9"W

OS Eastings: 523865

OS Northings: 219842

OS Grid: TL238198

Mapcode National: GBR J8G.3MD

Mapcode Global: VHGP6.FFSB

Entry Name: Homewood

Listing Date: 2 May 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162123

Location: Knebworth, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG3

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Knebworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Knebworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PARK LANE (south side)
TL 21 NW KNEBWORTH Old llnebvorth

7/164 Homewood

2.5.73

- II*


House. 1900 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Dowager, Countess of
Lytton. Vernacular and Georgian revival styles. Ground floor in
whitewashed brick, upper floor weatherboarded. Plain tile roof
with red brick chimney stacks. Wood mullioned and transomed
windows with leaded lights. Entrance front has 3 gable ends,
each with a cross window. Central tunnel arch to doorways with a
segmental pediment and rusticated side piers. Suspended flat
arch between the imposts. Sinqle storey end-pavilions repeat the
rusticated piers and have small leaded lights. Garden elevation
has a recessed centre with an applied loggia of 4 Ionic
pilasters, above which is a deep eaves with mutules and panels.
The ground floor has arched and mullioned french windows and the
1st floor 5 2-light windows. Wrapped around beneath the central
eaves are single storey side wings with rusticated piers and
angle dressings. Their inner parts are open loggias. The
service side on E has a central 1-window turret with a 2-light
attic window, the ground floor with a pent ice roof. Interior of
house has fireplace surrounds and cornices in an early C18 style
(Pevsner (1977)).


Listing NGR: TL2386519842

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