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Date Listed: 27 July 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 158849
OS Grid Reference: TQ0261094210
OS Grid Coordinates: 502610, 194210
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6373, -0.5187
TQ 09 SW RICKMANSWORTH NOTTINGHAM ROAD
Detached house. 1846-7 for Chartist Co-operative Land Company. Stuccoed
brick. Welsh slate roof. 1 storey. 3 bays. Slightly projecting pedimented
centre with bay window addition, a rectangular panel to bargeboards.
Outer bays with sashes in reveals. Plinth. Return gables have
rectangular panels with sides extended downwards, a sign used throughout
O'Connorville. Right end sash. Lean-to and a long low wing added to
left. 3 stacks to rear now in a catslide roofed rear outshut addition.
Interior not inspected. Amongst the best surviving examples of the
houses of O'Connorville founded by Feargus O'Connor, Chartist leader, as
the first settlement under his Land Plan, an important aftermath of
Chartism and precursor of Garden Cities. A school,and 35 cottages were
built, each with 2 to 4 acres of land. (Hertfordshire Past and Present,
no. 7, p,19, 1967: Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TQ0261094210
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