ESSENDON PLACE (EASTERN ELECTRICITY STAFF TRAINING COLLEGE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101068

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: Essendon

National Grid Reference: TL 27378 07920

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 158314

Legacy System: LBS

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