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Latitude: 51.8089 / 51°48'32"N
Longitude: -0.2025 / 0°12'8"W
OS Eastings: 524019
OS Northings: 213782
OS Grid: TL240137
Mapcode National: GBR J91.HMJ
Mapcode Global: VHGPD.FSTN
Entry Name: Digswell Lodge
Listing Date: 4 November 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101079
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158241
Location: Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Town: Welwyn Hatfield
Electoral Ward/Division: Sherrards
Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Digswell
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5260 DIGSWELL RISE
TL 21 SW 1/1
Built mid C17 by Humphrey Shalcross for his daughter, afterwards a farmhouse, recently
extended for use as a conference centre. A square building of 2 storeys in red brick
with hipped tile roof with a central chimney stack in which the square shafts are
set diagonally. Moulded brick cornice at first floor level. Main elevation has 3
windows to the first floor above 2 to the ground floor, all in brick surrounds which
have obviously been enlarged. Wood mullions and transoms of recent date. Brick
plinth. Two hipped dormer windows to attic storey. One window to the side retains
its original form of 4 mullion lights. Door in modern brick surround. The central
chimney stack, recently restored, has a brick oven incorporated. Interior retains
timber framing. An original plain stone fireplace. (See A Short History of Digswell
Lodge by Dora Ward and Others 1963).
Listing NGR: TL2401913782
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