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17-43, Ridge Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9792 / 51°58'44"N

Longitude: -0.2207 / 0°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 522301

OS Northings: 232683

OS Grid: TL223326

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.YVD

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.4J54

Entry Name: 17-43, Ridge Avenue

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161901

Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth East

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Letchworth St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Nos 17 to 43 (odd)
TL 2232 9/96, 97, 98 and 99
1912 by Bennett and Bidwell. Group of 4 terraces for workmen on standard
plans developed for the Howard Cottage Society. Splayed outbuildings link
plans and 59 with Nos 24 to 30 (even), and Nos 21 to 29 (odd) Hillshott (qv).
One and a half storeys. One window each. Symmetrical facades variegated
by juxtaposition of large and small gabled dormers. Tiled roofs with brown
brick ridge stacks. Roughcast walls. Small dormers with weather-boarded
gables. Two and three light casement windows with glazing bars and tile labels.
Some large gables with labels extended as strings. Ground floor with 4-light
bay windows with cornices. Recessed, segmental-arched doorways with tile
labels and boarded doors. One storey linking ranges with gabled entrances
flanked by segmental headed 3-light windows. Original colour scheme of cream
walls and windows, and green doors, window cills and pipework retained. Included
for group value.

Listing NGR: TL2230132683

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