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1-24, Westholm

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9887 / 51°59'19"N

Longitude: -0.224 / 0°13'26"W

OS Eastings: 522049

OS Northings: 233740

OS Grid: TL220337

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.B5Z

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.28FS

Entry Name: 1-24, Westholm

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161921

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth Grange

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Norton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 24 (consec)
TL 2133 6/147-150
TL 2233 7/151-153
1906 by B Parker and R Unwin plan designs of 1898/9 published in 1901 by
Parker and Unwin in "The Art of Building a House". This, with the Birds
Hill development (qv), is the earliest known scheme based on the traditional
village green layout, and the prototype of all later development of this
type throughout the country. Grouped cottages in 7 one and a half storey
in blocks of 2, 4 and 5 houses, varying in design through judicious use
of irregular gables and dormers. The focal point of the composition is
the large central gable of Nos 12 and 13. Tiled roofs with brick ridge
stacks. Roughcast walls. Transom and mullion windows, some with glazing
bars. Recessed, arched doorways. Later alterations and additions. Included
as a seminal development concept.

Listing NGR: TL2204933740

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