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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: TORILLA

List entry Number: 1348145

Location

TORILLA, WILKINS GREEN LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireWelwyn HatfieldDistrict AuthorityHatfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158473

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TL 2064 0783 8/368

HATFIELD WILKINS GREEN LANE (north side) Torilla

II*

House, 1934-5 by F R S Yorke. Modern style, showing influence of Le Corbusier's 'Maison La Roche'. Entirely concrete construction rendered later in roughcast. Open plan with 2-storey living room at rear. 2 storeys. Square plan with single storey projections at rear and front left side. Balcony inset in 1st floor left corner. Plain entrance elevation has recessed glazed door with flat hood. Large 12-light lounge window on left side elevation. 1st floor of lounge on rear has a 'Lenscrete' clerestorey window. Other windows are metal frame casements. Flat roof. Parapet. [Architectural Review, Sept 1935, pp 97-99; Jeremy Gould Modern Houses in Britain 1919-39, pp 19-20; Pevsner (1977)].



Listing NGR: TL2065207818

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Gould, J - Title: Modern Houses in Britain 1919-1939 - Date: 1977 - Page References: 19-20
  2. Article  Reference - Title: September - Date: 1935 - Journal Title: Architectural Review
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire - Date: 1977

National Grid Reference: TL 20652 07818

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