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Latitude: 51.9707 / 51°58'14"N
Longitude: -0.2314 / 0°13'53"W
OS Eastings: 521590
OS Northings: 231724
OS Grid: TL215317
Mapcode National: GBR J72.GB0
Mapcode Global: VHGNL.YQ1M
Entry Name: Club House, Flat Numbers 1a, 1b, 2a, 8a and 2-32 (Even) Sollershott Hall
Listing Date: 7 September 1979
Last Amended: 11 February 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102816
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161909
Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6
District: North Hertfordshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth South West
Parish: Letchworth Garden City
Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Letchworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
In the entry for
Nos 1 to 32 (consec)
The address shall be amended to read
Club House, Flat Nos 1a, 1b,
2a, 8a and 2-32 (even)
Nos 1 to 32 (consec)
TL 2131 NE 11/133
1911 by H Clapham Lander. Built as 'Holmsgarth', the Letchworth Co-operative
Houses, an experiment promoted by Ebenezer Howard as a means of providing
co-operative living for professional people. A quadrangle of flats and
houses was originally planned, but only the first 2 phases were completed.
Ebenezer Howard lived at Holmsgarth from 1911 until 1920. North-west front
facing Broadway Circus of 2 storeys with prominent central feature comprising
3 storeys, twin gabled centre flanked by towers with concave pyramidical
roofs. Tiled roofs with brick stacks. Roughcast wall with brick ground
floor, centre with brick ground and first floors. Brick pilaster strips
to quoins of towers. Two and three light casement windows with tile labels
continued to form strings. Ground floor windows of centre with round-arched
heads. Main entrance with side lights and hood carried on cut brackets.
The range is linked at the rear by glazed covered ways to 2 storey terraces
and flats around a quadrangle.
Listing NGR: TL2159031724
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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