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Digswell Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XRQ5X+H2

Entry Name: Digswell Lodge

Listing Date: 4 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158241

ID on this website: 101101079

Location: Sherrardspark, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Sherrards

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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(south side)
Digswell Lodge
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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