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Jesus Hospital or Ravenscroft Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in High Barnet, London

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Latitude: 51.6533 / 51°39'11"N

Longitude: -0.205 / 0°12'18"W

OS Eastings: 524270

OS Northings: 196471

OS Grid: TQ242964

Mapcode National: GBR BZ.DZ1

Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.DPGY

Entry Name: Jesus Hospital or Ravenscroft Cottages

Listing Date: 1 February 1950

Last Amended: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199170

Location: Barnet, London, EN5

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: High Barnet

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chipping Barnet

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/01/2013

TQ 2496 10/13

WOOD STREET (north side)
Nos 62 to 72 (even) (Jesus Hospital or Ravenscroft Cottages)

(Formerly listed as Nos 62 to 72 (even) (Jesus Hospital or Ravenscroft Almshouses))


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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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