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Booking Hall, Public Rooms, Offices and Footbridge at Letchworth Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9799 / 51°58'47"N

Longitude: -0.2293 / 0°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 521708

OS Northings: 232750

OS Grid: TL217327

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.W9C

Mapcode Global: VHGNL.ZH4K

Entry Name: Booking Hall, Public Rooms, Offices and Footbridge at Letchworth Station

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161920

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth South West

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

Booking Hall,
Public Rooms, Offices
and footbridge at
Letchworth Station
TL 2132 8/146
1912. This former Great Northern Station replaced a temporary station built
in 1904. Arts and Crafts manner. One and a half storeys. Symmetrical front
with recessed entrance between splayed bays. Tiled roof with red brick
stacks with moulded caps. Red brick walls with eaves cornice and half-timbered
gable with brick nogging at south-west end. Flat-topped, 6-light dormer
over entrance. Gauged segmental brick arches to recessed sash windows.
Segmental-arched entrance to booking hall below wooden canopy. Adjacent
entrance porch to office with architraved doorway and battlemented parapet.
Bay windows flanking entrance with panelled parapet surmounted by balls.
Lifts on footbridge in the form of towers with pyramidical roofs. Two storey
booking hall decorated in Art Nouveau manner with exposed timber work.

Listing NGR: TL2170832750

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