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List entry Summary

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

Name: GUESSENS

List entry Number: 1100961

Location

GUESSENS, 6, CODICOTE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireWelwyn HatfieldDistrict AuthorityWelwyn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158575

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Welwyn TL 2316 WELWYN CODICOTE ROAD (west side)

14/308 No 6 (Guessens) 24.1.67

GV II*

C17 or earlier timberframed house, remodelled c1730. Early-mid Cl9 extension on S and early C20 extension on N which joins with a late C18 former storehouse on extreme N. Main block is plastered and 3 storeys with 5 recessed sash windows in plain, raised surrounds. Early C19 door on left with glazed side lights and wide moulded cornice hood. Modillioned parapet. S block is red brick and 2 windows, 1 dummy; N extension in yellow brick with 3 sash windows. N range in red brick with machine tiled hipped roof, modillioned brick cornice and 4 shallow recesses. Rear elevation of centre block has full height S wing with moulded eaves cornice, floor bands and 4 recessed sash windows. Interior has c1730 fielded panel hall with barley twist baluster staircase. 1st floor N front room has early-mid C17 red brick fireplace with diamond cut arrises and stop-chamfered lintel. Home of Dr Edward Young, 1730 - 1765, poet, dramatist and rector of Welwyn.

Listing NGR: TL2305716312

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National Grid Reference: TL 23057 16294

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