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ESSENDON PLACE (EASTERN ELECTRICITY STAFF TRAINING COLLEGE)

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ESSENDON PLACE (EASTERN ELECTRICITY STAFF TRAINING COLLEGE)

List entry Number: 1101068

Location

ESSENDON PLACE (EASTERN ELECTRICITY STAFF TRAINING COLLEGE), HIGH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Essendon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158314

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 20 NE ESSENDON HIGH ROAD (west side)

9/55 Essendon Place (Eastern Electricity Staff 30.3.66 Training College)

- II

Country house. Circa 1830 remodelling of late C18 house. Extended and refurbished in 1920s by Sir Frederick William Lewis, later Lord Essendon. Further extensions c1960 as conversion to present use. Painted stucco, slate roof. 2 storeys and attics. 5-window block on right has projecting square pavilions enclosing tetrastyle Greek Ionic loggia, the end bays with shallow segmental-headed recesses. Sash windows. 9-window extension on left. Garden elevation has 3-window end projections and a central full-height canted bay window with 1st floor cast iron balcony. Interior is mostly in a 1920s Georgian revival style. Large-scale detailing including staircase entrance hall. Ground floor left hand room has late cl8 panelling. Some c1830 doorcases on landing. Large c1960 extension on N side.

Listing NGR: TL2737807920

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National Grid Reference: TL 27378 07920

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