ROOKS NEST HOUSE HOWARDS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1176972
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Jan-1977
Statutory Address:
ROOKS NEST HOUSE HOWARDS, WESTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROOKS NEST HOUSE HOWARDS, WESTON ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Stevenage (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 24438 26721

Details

1. 5257 WESTON ROAD ----------- Howards TL 22 NW 4/156

I

2. C17 or earlier, refronted C18. Main structure timber framed. Front wall red brick with some grey headers. Old tiled roof with 2 gabled lattice casement dormers. 2 storeys and attics; 1st floor 3 casement windows with glazing bars under cambered arches; ground floor 1 similar casement, French window on left, canted bay window on rignt. Large central chimneystack. Interior : ground floor bressummer to wide fireplace, timber framework exposed in some rooms, C18 fielded panelled doors. The original of the house in E M Forster's. novel 'Howards End' which describes the architecture and the countryside setting. Often visited by Forster. Graded I for historic interest and literary associations.

Howards shall be amended to read Rooks Nest House (Howards)



Listing NGR: TL2443826721

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
158120
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: 20 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/03927/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ted Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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