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The Node Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Codicote, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8634 / 51°51'48"N

Longitude: -0.2298 / 0°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 521989

OS Northings: 219788

OS Grid: TL219197

Mapcode National: GBR J8F.2QQ

Mapcode Global: VHGP5.YFWD

Plus Code: 9C3XVQ7C+83

Entry Name: The Node Court

Listing Date: 8 January 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161962

Location: Codicote, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Codicote

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Codicote

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Drivers End
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7/17 The Node Court


- II

Model dairy, now offices. 1928 bv Maurice Chesterton for the
American businessman Carl Holmes. The design has its roots in
the Picturesque revival and was probably inspired by Marie
Antoinette's dairy in 'Le Hameau', Versailles. Circular rendered
brick building mainly of 1 storey and attic arranged around a
courtyard and covered with a continuous roof of thatch. Plastic
casement windows, formerly metal frame. N entrance has broad 2-
storey arch set in a wide gable. Offset 1-storey wings each
side. On opposite side of courtyard is a 2-storey cottage with
timber frame balcony. Large 3-storey tower to the SE with
eyebrow. dormers in circular pyramid roof. The circular courtyard
acted as turning space for milk lorries. To the SE is a covered
way, formerly also thatched, which was equipped with a mechanical
bucket conveyor system and leads to the dungery, a low
rectangular thatched, hipped-roof structure. The Node set
standards for hygiene and efficient dairy farming in England. It
resembles contemporary expressionist buildings in Holland.
(Country Life, 30.6.1958).

Listing NGR: TL2198919788

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