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Latitude: 51.9251 / 51°55'30"N
Longitude: -0.1918 / 0°11'30"W
OS Eastings: 524438
OS Northings: 226721
OS Grid: TL244267
Mapcode National: GBR J7Q.6CC
Mapcode Global: VHGNT.MWH2
Entry Name: Rooks Nest House Howards
Listing Date: 30 September 1976
Last Amended: 10 January 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176972
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158120
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Woodfield
Built-Up Area: Stevenage
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Stevenage St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5257 WESTON ROAD
TL 22 NW 4/156
C17 or earlier, refronted C18. Main structure timber framed. Front wall red brick
with some grey headers. Old tiled roof with 2 gabled lattice casement dormers.
2 storeys and attics; 1st floor 3 casement windows with glazing bars under cambered
arches; ground floor 1 similar casement, French window on left, canted bay window
on rignt. Large central chimneystack. Interior : ground floor bressummer to wide
fireplace, timber framework exposed in some rooms, C18 fielded panelled doors. The
original of the house in E M Forster's. novel 'Howards End' which describes the
architecture and the countryside setting. Often visited by Forster. Graded
I for historic interest and literary associations.
Howards shall be amended to read Rooks Nest House (Howards)
Listing NGR: TL2443826721
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