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Description: Orchard Mead
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164301
OS Grid Reference: TL2138900333
OS Grid Coordinates: 521389, 200333
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6886, -0.2453
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TL 20 SW RIDGE CROSS OAKS LANE
4/247 Orchard Mead
Formerly 5 almshouses, now a house. 1844 by Sir G.G.Scott and
W.B.Moffatt for Miss J.Trotter of Dyrham Park, Potters Bar (q.v.).
Knapped flint facing on clunch walls with red brick dressings. Tiled
roof. One storey. 5 bay front. Single entrance and 2 flanking windows
in slightly projecting gabled centre bay. 4 centred arched head to door
with chamfered brick surround. Blank rectangle for dedicatory plaque in
gable which has brick parapet and kneelers. All windows are 2 light
casements with. chamfered and quoined brick surrounds. Brick plinth and
cornice. 4 tall cross axial ridge stacks with diagonal shafts: 2 at
gable ends single shafts, 2 flanking central bay paired shafts on
hexagonal bases. Gable end brick parapets. Mid C20 extensions to gable
ends and to rear. Interior not inspected. (Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TL2138900333
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Source: English Heritage
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