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17-43, Ridge Avenue, Letchworth Garden City

Description: 17-43, Ridge Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161901

OS Grid Reference: TL2230132683
OS Grid Coordinates: 522301, 232683
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9792, -0.2207

Location: Ridge Avenue, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 1PR

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 1PR

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Listing Text

Nos 17 to 43 (odd)
TL 2232 9/96, 97, 98 and 99
1912 by Bennett and Bidwell. Group of 4 terraces for workmen on standard
plans developed for the Howard Cottage Society. Splayed outbuildings link
plans and 59 with Nos 24 to 30 (even), and Nos 21 to 29 (odd) Hillshott (qv).
One and a half storeys. One window each. Symmetrical facades variegated
by juxtaposition of large and small gabled dormers. Tiled roofs with brown
brick ridge stacks. Roughcast walls. Small dormers with weather-boarded
gables. Two and three light casement windows with glazing bars and tile labels.
Some large gables with labels extended as strings. Ground floor with 4-light
bay windows with cornices. Recessed, segmental-arched doorways with tile
labels and boarded doors. One storey linking ranges with gabled entrances
flanked by segmental headed 3-light windows. Original colour scheme of cream
walls and windows, and green doors, window cills and pipework retained. Included
for group value.

Listing NGR: TL2230132683

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Source: English Heritage

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