The Comet Public House

22 Jun 2004
The Comet Public House, Barnet By Pass, Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5LP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 20 NW HATFIELD Hatfield BARNET BY-PASS 8/77 (west side)

6.7.81 The Comet Public House

- II

Hotel. 1933. By E B Musman. Red brick with stone dressings on steel frame. The plan is supposedly in the form an an aeroplane.

Two storeys. Projecting centrepiece with rounded end, the ground floor projects beyond the first. Wings on either side, also half round, single storey only. Five window side elevations. Largely original steel framed windows, the two modern ones in the front elevations are openings in originally blank walls. Clipsham stone dressings strip above and below windows and to parapets.

Flat roofs not visible, the original roof lantern has been removed. The interior has been altered. A pioneer hotel in the modern style.

Listing NGR: TL2127408291


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0835 IOE Records taken by Bernie Graham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Miss Bernie Graham. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Graham, Bernie

Rights Holder: Graham, Bernie


Brick, Lincolnshire Limestone, Steel, Stone, 20th Century Hostel, Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building