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Latitude: 51.9883 / 51°59'17"N
Longitude: -0.2348 / 0°14'5"W
OS Eastings: 521305
OS Northings: 233674
OS Grid: TL213336
Mapcode National: GBR J6W.7FT
Mapcode Global: VHGNL.W963
Entry Name: 102, Wilbury Road
Listing Date: 14 January 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161923
Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6
District: North Hertfordshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth Grange
Parish: Letchworth Garden City
Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wilbury
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 2133 6/25 14.1.77
1908 by B Parker and R Unwin. House built for Parker's brother Stanley,
a craftsman joiner, and is a major and complete example of Barry Palicer's
best work in the Arts and Crafts idiom. Two storeys and attics with steeply
pitched gables swept down to first floor level on south side. Three windows.
Tiled roof with tall, roughcast stacks. Roughcast walls. Precast-concrete,
mullioned windows with leaded metal casements, whose grouping is reminiscent
of Voysey. Plain entrance. At rear sheltered "stoep" with fitted settle,
a characteristic feature of the "Healthy-Life" movement at Letchworth.
Internally the building was originally open-plan with the fireplace walls
articulating the division between the studio and general living areas.
Plain, unplastered painted brick finishes and exposed ceiling and roof joists.
Good joinery and ironmongery.
Listing NGR: TL2130533674
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