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Howgills (Society of Friends Meeting House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9726 / 51°58'21"N

Longitude: -0.2268 / 0°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 521903

OS Northings: 231945

OS Grid: TL219319

Mapcode National: GBR J72.9GT

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.0PZ4

Entry Name: Howgills (Society of Friends Meeting House)

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161918

Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

SOUTH VIEW
1.
5255
No 42
'Howgills'
(Society of Friends
Meeting House)
TL 2131 NE 11/143
II
2.
1907 by Bennett and Bidwell. Public hall designed in the free-style manner
of this firm of architects. The Meeting Room is based on "Briggflatts"
in Yorkshire. Two storeys. Irregular facade of 3 bays with projecting,
central entrance bay with gable. Tile roof with hips and gable. Tall brick
stacks with moulded caps; chimney stack on front facade with weathered offsets.
Roughcast walls. Stone, mullioned, casement windows with leaded lights
and tile labels. Recessed, segmental-arched entrance with boarded double
doors. Plaque in Art Nouveau style in porch.


Listing NGR: TL2190331945

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

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