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Garden City Corporation Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9791 / 51°58'44"N

Longitude: -0.2292 / 0°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 521716

OS Northings: 232666

OS Grid: TL217326

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.WBX

Mapcode Global: VHGNL.ZJ54

Plus Code: 9C3XXQHC+M8

Entry Name: Garden City Corporation Offices

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161842

Location: Letchworth, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth South West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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(east side)
Garden City
Corporation Offices
TL 2132 8/27
1913 by B Parker and R Unwin. Office building in a classical style akin to
New England colonial work. It appears to have started the Neo-Georgian fashion
in the town centre. Three storeys and dormers. Symmetrical facade with slightly
projecting end and central bays. Fenestration 1:4: :4:1. Hipped, tiled roof
with brick stacks and central wooden cupola with clock below. Brown brick with
eaves cornice and second floor sill string. Rendered ground floor with Tuscan
pilasters carrying entablature. Open loggia at north end. Gauged flat brick
arches to sash windows with exposed boxing and glazing bars. Round-arched opening
to ground and first floor of central bay.

Listing NGR: TL2171632666

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