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Orchard Mead, Ridge

Description: Orchard Mead

Grade: II
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

Location: Crossoaks Lane, Ridge, Hertfordshire EN6 3LH

Locality: Ridge
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN6 3LH

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Listing Text

(South side)

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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