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Mrs Howard Memorial Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9785 / 51°58'42"N

Longitude: -0.2235 / 0°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 522114

OS Northings: 232602

OS Grid: TL221326

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.Y24

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.2JQN

Entry Name: Mrs Howard Memorial Hall

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161891

Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth East

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Letchworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

NORTON WAY SOUTH
1.
5255
(east side)
Mrs Howard
Memorial Hall
TL 2232 9/84
II
2.
1905-6 by B Parker and R Unwin. The first public building in the Garden City,
and built as a memorial to Ebenezer Howard's first wife. The composition
is a smaller scale version of Edgar Wood's Church of Christ Scientist at Manchester.
Extended to the north-east by an L-shaped wing in 1907. Two storeys. Symmetrical
entrance front in a distinctly eclectic manner with projecting gabled bays
flanking higher central range. Hipped tiled roofs with free Tudor brick chimney
shafts. Roughcast walls. Gabled bays partly tile-hung. Five-light, central
dormer window below eaves of central range. Three plain windows with loops
above in gables of projecting bays. Entrance with moulded brick surround
and segmental arched doorway with double doors. Interior with exposed Queen
Post roof and inglenook with elliptical brick arch. The extendable classroom/clubroom
with its diagonally set platform is an early example of multi-use space in
a public building.


Listing NGR: TL2211432602

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