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106, Orchard Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8248 / 51°49'29"N

Longitude: -0.1634 / 0°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 526667

OS Northings: 215612

OS Grid: TL266156

Mapcode National: GBR J8X.FJ9

Mapcode Global: VHGPF.3DYG

Plus Code: 9C3XRRFP+WJ

Entry Name: 106, Orchard Road

Listing Date: 9 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356264

ID on this website: 101341444

Location: Tewin Wood, East Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Tewin

Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tewin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 21 NE
(Southwest side)
3/154 No. 106

House. 1936 by M.B. Crowley and C.G. Kemp for Hopkins family. Yellow
stock brick, stretcher bond cavity walls with blue Staffordshire brick
plinth. Blue-grey Staffordshire pantiles to monopitch roof.
International Modern Style. A rectangle on plan. 2 storeys. Ground
floor: principal entrance to left of centre with plain hood. Square
metal casements boxed out in wood frames, 5 to right of entrance in a
row separated by brick mullions, 2 to left of entrance. First floor 5
and 2 light groups of similar casements. Boxed eaves. Single lights in
return elevations. Roof rises to rear where it has a large overhang with
shaped rafters, soffit originally painted in contrasting colours.
Fenestration to garden: central French doors flanked by 2 and 4 light
larger casement windows. First floor 4 two light casements. Later garage
addition to left, 1 storey outbuilding to right. Interior: original
tiling, concrete stairs with wreathed iron handrail. No. 106 forms part
of an informally arranged group with Nos. 102 and 104 (q.q.v.) which
together are an early example of the use of a monopitch roof and a
design which would not have appeared out of place thirty years later.
(The Architect and Building News, 26/6/36, p.388: F.R.S. Yorke, The
Modern House in England, 1944, p.23).

Listing NGR: TL2666715612

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