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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: THE SPIRELLA COMPANY OF GREAT BRITAIN LIMITED BUILDING

List entry Number: 1347670

Location

THE SPIRELLA COMPANY OF GREAT BRITAIN LIMITED BUILDING, BRIDGE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityLetchworth Garden City

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1979

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Feb-1980

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161840

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Details

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8/24 BRIDGE ROAD Spirella Limited The address shall be amended to read BRIDGE ROAD 'The Spirella Company of Great Britain Ltd' Building

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BRIDGE ROAD 1. 5255 Spirella Limited TL 2132 8/24 II* 2. 1912, extended 1913 and 1914. Third unit completed 1912-1922. By C H Hignett. Symmetrically planned factory building grouped round 3 sides of a court yard. This is a major work in the Arts and Crafts manner, but adapted to a monumental scale. The 4 corner pavilions are linked by lower workshop ranges. Pavilions with hipped tile roofs with gablets and gabled dormers. Brown brick with plain stone band below eaves level and at first floor. Recessed window bays with mullioned windows of reinforced concrete with leaded casements. Connecting workshops with industrial glazing below segmental arches.

Listing NGR: TL2149632793

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National Grid Reference: TL 21496 32793

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