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The Ryder Memorial, Bovingdon

Description: The Ryder Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 157556

OS Grid Reference: TL0148903764
OS Grid Coordinates: 501489, 203764
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7234, -0.5321

Location: High Street, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0HJ

Locality: Bovingdon
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 0HJ

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Listing Text

TL 0103 (South end)

10/29 The Ryder Memorial


Wellhouse. 1881. By W. White FSA for Ryder family. Timber frame on red
brick plinth with blue brick chamfered offsets. Steep pyramidal
shingled roof. A small 5-sided timber structure in Medieval style.
Moulded wooden corner piers with curved braces up to eaves - the whole
structure open, on an oak sill and chamfered brick plinth. Wooden
shingle pyramidal roof with wrought iron finial. Bears the following
inscription on wallplate: 'This house with its well dedicated to ye
beloved memory/of ye Honble Granville D Ryder, late of Westbrook Hay in
this Parish/he was born November 26th AD 1799/and died 24th November
1879/was raised by his relations for/the use and comfort of his friends/
the Villagers of Bovingdon April AD 1881/Let them remember ye waters/that
never fail S John IV 14'. The well itself has been covered over.
(VCH(1908)216: Roberts(1975)No.30).

Listing NGR: TL0148903764

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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