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The Nabisco Shredded Wheat Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8016 / 51°48'5"N

Longitude: -0.2009 / 0°12'3"W

OS Eastings: 524148

OS Northings: 212975

OS Grid: TL241129

Mapcode National: GBR J91.XPX

Mapcode Global: VHGPD.GZN7

Plus Code: 9C3XRQ2X+MJ

Entry Name: The Nabisco Shredded Wheat Factory

Listing Date: 16 January 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158251

ID on this website: 101101084

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL7

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Peartree

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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: TL2414812975

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