Description: The Ryder Memorial
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
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BOVINGDON HIGH STREET
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.
Listing NGR: TL0148903764
Source: English Heritage
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