BRITISH AEROSPACE GATEHOUSE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF STAFF MESS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1251144

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1993

Statutory Address: BRITISH AEROSPACE GATEHOUSE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF STAFF MESS, COMET WAY

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Location

Statutory Address: BRITISH AEROSPACE GATEHOUSE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF STAFF MESS, COMET WAY

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: Hatfield

National Grid Reference: TL 21678 08824

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Details

In the entry for the following building:-

TL 20 NW HATFIELD COMET WAY

8/10003 British Aerospace Gatehouse immediately south of Staff Mess

GV II



the description shall be amended to read:-

Gatehouse to aeroplane makers. 1934 by Geoffrey Monro for the de Havilland Aviation Company. White painted reinforced concrete. Flat roof with cantilevered concrete eaves and parapets. Plan: Gatehouse at NE end of asymmetrical multi-foil plan with curved window bays and with later extension at rear (SW). International Modern Style. Exterior:Single storey. Small gatehouse facing entrance with 2 projecting semi-circular bays flanking recessed entrance at centre, the left bay is smaller and on the left hand return there is a third larger semi-circular projecting bay; all with metal frame windows with glazing bars and curved glass and with deeply cantilevered eaves canopy around the whole gatehouse. Later extension at rear (SW). Interior: not inspected. Note: This is the gatehouse to the de Havilland Aviation Company, where many famous aeroplanes were designed including the Tiger Moth, Dragonfly, Mosquito, Vampire and Comet.

The statutory list was previously amended in respect of this entry on 30 June 1993.

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TL 20 NW HATFIELD COMET WAY

8/10003 British Aerospace Gatehouse immediately south of Staff Mess

GV II



Gatehouse to aeroplane makers. 1934 by Geoffrey Monro for the de Havilland Aviation Company. White painted reinforced concrete. Flat-roof with cantilevered concrete eaves and parapets. Plan: Gatehouse at NE end of asymmetrical multi-foil plan with curved window bays and with narrow range behind linking it with broader rectangular reception block to SW with rounded corners on SE front. International Modern Style. Exterior: Single storey. Small gatehouse facing entrance with 2 projecting semi-circular bays flanking recessed entrance at centre, the left bay is smaller and on the left hand return there is a third larger semi-circular projecting bay; all with metal frame windows with glazing bars and curved glass and with deeply cantilevered eaves canopy around the whole gatehouse. Narrow linking block to rear (SW) to larger single storey range with concrete coping to parapet and curved corners on SE front with horizontal window bands, the RH (E) corner with later revolving door inserted. Metal frame windows with glazing bars. Interior: not inspected. Note: This is the gatehouse to the de Havilland Aviation Company, where many famous aeroplanes were designed including the Tiger Moth, Dragonfly, Mosquito, Vampire and Comet.

Listing NGR: TL2167808824

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 433775

Legacy System: LBS

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