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Shaw's Corner

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8358 / 51°50'8"N

Longitude: -0.2686 / 0°16'6"W

OS Eastings: 519394

OS Northings: 216657

OS Grid: TL193166

Mapcode National: GBR H77.YQF

Mapcode Global: VHGPC.94C1

Plus Code: 9C3XRPPJ+8H

Entry Name: Shaw's Corner

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158278

Location: Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ayot St Lawrence

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ayot St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/01/2020

TL 11 NE
1/18

AYOT ST LAWRENCE,
BIBBS HALL LANE (south side),
Shaw's Corner

(Formerly listed as Shaw's Corner, BRIDE HALL LANE (west side))

24.01.67

II*

House, constructed 1901-1904 as the New Rectory, designed by Smee, Mence and Houchin. In 1906 it was rented to George Bernard Shaw, and from 1915 the house was known as Shaw's Corner. Shaw bought the house in 1920 and it was the family home until his death in 1950.

Mauve brick with red brick dressings, gabled old tile roof. Two storeys and attics. Two parapeted gables, east one larger, and four segmental-headed casement windows. Broad tapering chimney stacks. Interior contains unaltered decoration and furniture, including many pictures and objects relating to Shaw and his work.

Listing NGR: TL1939416657

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