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Latitude: 51.8016 / 51°48'5"N
Longitude: -0.2006 / 0°12'2"W
OS Eastings: 524171
OS Northings: 212968
OS Grid: TL241129
Mapcode National: GBR J97.43B
Mapcode Global: VHGPD.GZT9
Entry Name: The Nabisco Shredded Wheat Factory
Listing Date: 16 January 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101084
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158251
Location: Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL7
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Town: Welwyn Hatfield
Electoral Ward/Division: Peartree
Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hatfield Hyde St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
968/1/28 BRIDGE ROAD
24-OCT-02 THE NABISCO SHREDDED WHEAT FACTORY
1925. Architect Louis de Soissons. Two concrete ranges, at right angles with links. Southern range consists of giant range of cylindrical concrete drums 15 bays long with flat oversailing capping with railings right over the whole top. Behind this is a plain attic storey with 28 plain windows with plain capping over. On one end elevation is a 3 bay projecting tower rising just above the main roof level.
At the west end of the range is a 2 bay wing with large windows, the southern bay of 3 storeys and the northern of 4. Flatroofs. Adjacent is a 7 bay, 4 storey block, with large windows divided by narrow piers and small scale structural divisions between the storeys, making it almost wholly glass. Flat oversailing capping at roof level.
Listing NGR: TL2417112968
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