HOMEWOOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1102736
Date first listed:
02-May-1973
Statutory Address:
HOMEWOOD, PARK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOMEWOOD, PARK LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Knebworth
National Grid Reference:
TL 23865 19842

Details

PARK LANE (south side) TL 21 NW KNEBWORTH Old llnebvorth

7/164 Homewood

2.5.73

- II*

House. 1900 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Dowager, Countess of Lytton. Vernacular and Georgian revival styles. Ground floor in whitewashed brick, upper floor weatherboarded. Plain tile roof with red brick chimney stacks. Wood mullioned and transomed windows with leaded lights. Entrance front has 3 gable ends, each with a cross window. Central tunnel arch to doorways with a segmental pediment and rusticated side piers. Suspended flat arch between the imposts. Sinqle storey end-pavilions repeat the rusticated piers and have small leaded lights. Garden elevation has a recessed centre with an applied loggia of 4 Ionic pilasters, above which is a deep eaves with mutules and panels. The ground floor has arched and mullioned french windows and the 1st floor 5 2-light windows. Wrapped around beneath the central eaves are single storey side wings with rusticated piers and angle dressings. Their inner parts are open loggias. The service side on E has a central 1-window turret with a 2-light attic window, the ground floor with a pent ice roof. Interior of house has fireplace surrounds and cornices in an early C18 style (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2386519842

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
162123
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

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: 27 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15491/37
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