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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.


List entry Number: 1101079



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158241

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1. 5260 DIGSWELL RISE (south side) Digswell Lodge TL 21 SW 1/1


2. Built mid C17 by Humphrey Shalcross for his daughter, afterwards a farmhouse, recently extended for use as a conference centre. A square building of 2 storeys in red brick with hipped tile roof with a central chimney stack in which the square shafts are set diagonally. Moulded brick cornice at first floor level. Main elevation has 3 windows to the first floor above 2 to the ground floor, all in brick surrounds which have obviously been enlarged. Wood mullions and transoms of recent date. Brick plinth. Two hipped dormer windows to attic storey. One window to the side retains its original form of 4 mullion lights. Door in modern brick surround. The central chimney stack, recently restored, has a brick oven incorporated. Interior retains timber framing. An original plain stone fireplace. (See A Short History of Digswell Lodge by Dora Ward and Others 1963).

Listing NGR: TL2401913782

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ward, Dora et al, A Short History of Digswell Lodge, (1963)

National Grid Reference: TL 24019 13782


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