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Brief description of site

Homewood has early-20th-century gardens and woodland of about three hectares, which were designed in 1901 by Sir Edward Lutyens and possibly also by Gertrude Jekyll.

Brief history of site

The house was built by Edwin Lutyens as a dower house for the Dowager Countess of Lytton.

Location information:

Address: Homewood, Park Lane, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PP

Locality: Stevenage

Local Authorities:

Hertfordshire; North Hertfordshire; Knebworth

Historical County: Hertfordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 166 Grid Ref: TL239199
Latitude: 51.8639 Longitude: -0.202046


At Knebworth, immediately west of the A1(M)

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: detached house

Site Style : Arts and Crafts

Site first created: 1901

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3

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