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The Backhouse Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158242

Location: Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

1.
5260 HANDSIDE LANE
(west side)
The Backhouse Room
TL 21 SW 1/24

II

2.
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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