Basic Site Details

Name: The Leys
Town, district or village: Elstree
City or county: Hertfordshire
Country: England
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Barnet RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41862 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 41901   
Item 3 of 419211922 Lodge and gates
Item 4 of 419231924 New wing


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4John Macvicar AndersonArchitect 1862 Earlier building on the same site?
Item 2 of 4George WaltonArchitectA1901  
Item 3 of 4George WaltonArchitectB19211922Lodge and gates
Item 4 of 4George WaltonArchitectC19231924New wing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Wellington, J B BClient for all phases of work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1862, no 896
Item 2 of 4Moon, Karen1993George Walton, Designer and Architect  p84-92, 166, 171
Item 3 of 4Muthesius, Herman1904Das Englische Haus See translation by Denis Sharp and Janet Seligman 1979p54
Item 4 of 4Sparrow, W S1904The British Home Today  C11, C13, E13

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Drawings for lodge andf gates and extension of 1923-4
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Walton: L v21 no1652