12 Sep 2004
Guessens, 6 Codicote Road, Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6 9NB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

Welwyn TL 2316 WELWYN CODICOTE ROAD (west side)

14/308 No 6 (Guessens) 24.1.67


C17 or earlier timberframed house, remodelled c1730. Early-mid Cl9 extension on S and early C20 extension on N which joins with a late C18 former storehouse on extreme N. Main block is plastered and 3 storeys with 5 recessed sash windows in plain, raised surrounds. Early C19 door on left with glazed side lights and wide moulded cornice hood. Modillioned parapet. S block is red brick and 2 windows, 1 dummy; N extension in yellow brick with 3 sash windows. N range in red brick with machine tiled hipped roof, modillioned brick cornice and 4 shallow recesses. Rear elevation of centre block has full height S wing with moulded eaves cornice, floor bands and 4 recessed sash windows. Interior has c1730 fielded panel hall with barley twist baluster staircase. 1st floor N front room has early-mid C17 red brick fireplace with diamond cut arrises and stop-chamfered lintel. Home of Dr Edward Young, 1730 - 1765, poet, dramatist and rector of Welwyn.

Listing NGR: TL2305716312


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, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Storehouse, Unassigned, Building