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Orchard Mead

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridge, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6886 / 51°41'19"N

Longitude: -0.2453 / 0°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 521389

OS Northings: 200333

OS Grid: TL213003

Mapcode National: GBR 97.8TC

Mapcode Global: VHGPY.PTNC

Entry Name: Orchard Mead

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164301

Location: Ridge, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: Ridge

Built-Up Area: South Mimms

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ridge

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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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

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