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Norton Edge

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9918 / 51°59'30"N

Longitude: -0.2132 / 0°12'47"W

OS Eastings: 522782

OS Northings: 234099

OS Grid: TL227340

Mapcode National: GBR J6X.0Y0

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.864F

Entry Name: Norton Edge

Listing Date: 19 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161940

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: Norton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

The following shall be inserted:-

Norton Road
1.
5255 No. 70 (Norton Edge)
TL 2234 5/164
II
2.
House. 1913 by Bennett and Bidwell in the Arts and Crafts manner showing the
influence of Baillie Scott. 1 1/2 storeys. Simple rectangular plan with
projecting loggia (now enclosed to form sun room) on the south-west corner.
Roughcast brick walls. Tile roof swept to 1st floor to emphasise gabled blocks.
Jettied first floor in projecting bedroom wing with tiled corbels. Gabled,
north-west (rear) elevation. Hipped and flat roofed dormers. 2, 3 and
4 light casements with diamond leaded lights. Two brick chimneys, one with
twin shafts on rectangular base with tiled offsets. Boarded door with central
narrow light. Good, complete original interior with solid joinery details,
interesting elm plank doors and outstanding hand-wrought iron door furniture.
Living room with recessed inglenook with beaten copper chimney hood. Exposed
ceiling beads. Good oak staircase with open balusters and newel post.
Bedrooms with original built-in cupboards. House designed for W J Dent the
publisher, whose printing division bias established in 1906 to become one of the
new factories of Letchworth.


Listing NGR: TL2278234099

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