THE FREE CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102001
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1979
Statutory Address:
THE FREE CHURCH, NORTON WAY SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FREE CHURCH, NORTON WAY SOUTH

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Letchworth Garden City
National Grid Reference:
TL 22046 32542

Details

NORTON WAY SOUTH 1. 5255 (west side)

The Free Church TL 2232 9/82 II 2. 1923 by B Parker. Classical style with Greek cross plan form. Welsh slate roofs. Brown brick with red brick dressings and wooden modillion cornice carried round the open pediments of the 4 arms of the building. Architraved sash windows with flat gauged brick arches, dressings and glazing bars. Main east front with 3-bay arcaded entrance approached by steps. This is the most important of the post World War I buildings in Letchworth. Represents a radical change in style and materials from the informal Arts and Crafts idiom to a more formal classicism.

Listing NGR: TL2204632542

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
161889
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02037/07
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