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Jesus Hospital Ravenscroft Cottages, Barnet

Description: Jesus Hospital Ravenscroft Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199170

OS Grid Reference: TQ2427096471
OS Grid Coordinates: 524270, 196471
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6533, -0.2050

Location: Wood Street, Barnet, Greater London EN5 4BW

Locality: Barnet
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 4BW

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Listing Text

In the entry for: WOOD STREET
(North Side)
Nos 62 to 72 (even)
(Jesus Hospital or
Ravenscroft Almshouses)

The address shall be amended to read: WOOD STREET
(North Side)
Nos 62 to 72 (even)
(Jesus Hospital or
Ravenscroft Cottages)


(north side)

Nos 62 to 72 (even)
(Jesus Hospital or
Ravenscroft Almshouses)
TQ 2496 10/13 1.2.50


Founded circa 1679 for "six poor ancient women of Barnet" by John Ravenscroft.
Altered, and largely rebuilt late C19. Brick with stone dressings and tiled roof.
Casement windows, plain doors, tall chimneys. Still remaining from the original
building is the central archway with plaque and pedimented gable over. There are also
gate-piers with carved stones 'JR' and '1679'.

Listing NGR: TQ2427096471

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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