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Danesbury (Hospital) Front Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Welwyn, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8396 / 51°50'22"N

Longitude: -0.2118 / 0°12'42"W

OS Eastings: 523291

OS Northings: 217177

OS Grid: TL232171

Mapcode National: GBR J8N.M7X

Mapcode Global: VHGPD.81V2

Plus Code: 9C3XRQQQ+R7

Entry Name: Danesbury (Hospital) Front Block

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348193

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158626

Location: Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Welwyn

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Welwyn and Woolmer Green

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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2/357 Danesbury
- Front block

- II

Hospital, formerly country house. Circa 1775 origin, rebuilt
externally late 1820's and internally 1920's. Large, square
plan, 3-storeyed block with full height bow windows on ends of
elevations. Chanelled stucco, parapet, slate roof. S elevation
has 3-window bows either end and extruded corners with plain
pilasters. 2-window centre with tetrastyle wooden Tuscan loggia.
Sash windows with architrave surrounds. Moulded floor bands and
cornice. E and W elevations each have 1 bow window on S side and
4 windows on N. Queen Anne style interior with large barleytwist
baluster staircase. (RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL2329117177

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