DIGSWELL LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101079

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1980

Statutory Address: DIGSWELL LODGE, DIGSWELL RISE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DIGSWELL LODGE, DIGSWELL RISE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 24019 13782

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 158241

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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