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Essendon Place (Eastern Electricity Staff Training College)

A Grade II Listed Building in Essendon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7555 / 51°45'19"N

Longitude: -0.1559 / 0°9'21"W

OS Eastings: 527378

OS Northings: 207920

OS Grid: TL273079

Mapcode National: GBR J9P.WZB

Mapcode Global: VHGPT.74XK

Plus Code: 9C3XQR4V+5J

Entry Name: Essendon Place (Eastern Electricity Staff Training College)

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158314

Location: Essendon, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Essendon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Essendon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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9/55 Essendon Place
(Eastern Electricity Staff
30.3.66 Training College)

- II

Country house. Circa 1830 remodelling of late C18 house.
Extended and refurbished in 1920s by Sir Frederick William Lewis,
later Lord Essendon. Further extensions c1960 as conversion to
present use. Painted stucco, slate roof. 2 storeys and attics.
5-window block on right has projecting square pavilions enclosing
tetrastyle Greek Ionic loggia, the end bays with shallow
segmental-headed recesses. Sash windows. 9-window extension on
left. Garden elevation has 3-window end projections and a
central full-height canted bay window with 1st floor cast iron
balcony. Interior is mostly in a 1920s Georgian revival style.
Large-scale detailing including staircase entrance hall. Ground
floor left hand room has late cl8 panelling. Some c1830
doorcases on landing. Large c1960 extension on N side.

Listing NGR: TL2737807920

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