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Rooks Nest House Howards

A Grade I Listed Building in Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9251 / 51°55'30"N

Longitude: -0.1918 / 0°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 524438

OS Northings: 226721

OS Grid: TL244267

Mapcode National: GBR J7Q.6CC

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.MWH2

Plus Code: 9C3XWRG5+27

Entry Name: Rooks Nest House Howards

Listing Date: 30 September 1976

Last Amended: 10 January 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158120

Location: Woodfield, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Woodfield

Built-Up Area: Stevenage

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stevenage St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 22 NW 4/156


C17 or earlier, refronted C18. Main structure timber framed. Front wall red brick
with some grey headers. Old tiled roof with 2 gabled lattice casement dormers.
2 storeys and attics; 1st floor 3 casement windows with glazing bars under cambered
arches; ground floor 1 similar casement, French window on left, canted bay window
on rignt. Large central chimneystack. Interior : ground floor bressummer to wide
fireplace, timber framework exposed in some rooms, C18 fielded panelled doors. The
original of the house in E M Forster's. novel 'Howards End' which describes the
architecture and the countryside setting. Often visited by Forster. Graded
I for historic interest and literary associations.

Howards shall be amended to read Rooks Nest House (Howards)

Listing NGR: TL2443826721

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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