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Latitude: 51.8194 / 51°49'9"N
Longitude: -0.1913 / 0°11'28"W
OS Eastings: 524759
OS Northings: 214969
OS Grid: TL247149
Mapcode National: GBR J8W.SKD
Mapcode Global: VHGPD.MJQL
Entry Name: The Backhouse Room
Listing Date: 4 November 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158242
Location: Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Welwyn
Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Digswell
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5260 HANDSIDE LANE
The Backhouse Room
TL 21 SW 1/24
C17 timber-framed building of one aisle. Originally the carthouse of Upper Handside
farm, converted by Paul Mauger to a meeting room as a memorial to the climber Edward
Backhouse, and opened 17th March 1923. Modern brick plinth and weatherboarded infill.
Hipped tile roof. Some flint infill to side. Two dormer windows to rear and remains
of external brick chimney. Exposed roof and support timbers to interior.
Listing NGR: TL2475914969
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