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2-42, Rushby Mead, Letchworth Garden City

Description: 2-42, Rushby Mead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 161905

OS Grid Reference: TL2218432751
OS Grid Coordinates: 522184, 232751
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9798, -0.2224

Location: Rushby Mead, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 1RU

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

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Listing Text

Nos 2 to 42 (even)
TL 2232 9/118-121
1911 by Bennett and Bidwell. Grouped workmen's cottages in 4 terraces built
for the Letchworth Cottages and Buildings Limited, taken over by the Howard
Cottage Society Limited. Typical of the best of Garden City housing and a
model for all subsequent work. One and a half storeys, one and two windows
each. Each terrace symmetrical but of varying design depending on the arrangement
of the dormer gables. Tiled roofs with brick ridge stacks. Roughcast walls.
Gabled and flat-topped casement dormers. Nos 34-42 with projecting gabled
end bays to terrace; bay at north end is tile-hung. Two light casement windows
with glazing bars and tile labels. End bays of Nos 34-42 with splayed bay
windows to ground floor. Recessed doorways with segmental arched lintels
and labels; No 42 entrance with hood carried over bay window. The original
paintwork specification of cream walls and windows, and green doors has been
maintained throughout.

Listing NGR: TL2218432751

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Source: English Heritage

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