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Latitude: 51.6127 / 51°36'45"N
Longitude: -0.5948 / 0°35'41"W
OS Eastings: 497395
OS Northings: 191369
OS Grid: SU973913
Mapcode National: GBR F6W.SHV
Mapcode Global: VHFSP.MQXK
Entry Name: 4,5,6,7 and 8, the Green
Listing Date: 21 May 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246115
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487618
Location: Chalfont St. Giles, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP9
Civil Parish: Chalfont St Giles
Built-Up Area: Seer Green
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Seer Green and Jordans
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CHALFONT ST GILES
985/0/10017 THE GREEN
21-MAY-01 4,5,6,7 AND 8
Terraced cottages, formerly workers housing. 1920. Fred Rowntree for the Quaker Trust. Brick walls, tile roofs, wood windows (sashes and casements) and doors.
PLAN: Range of 5 attached cottages with projecting cottages (Nos. 4 and 8) to east and west ends of the range forming overall U-shaped plan.
FACADE: Nos. 5, 6, 7: pitched roof to one-storey-plus-attic range with projecting attic gables to each cottage with central window to first floor. Nos. 4 and 8: two-storey gable roof hipped to front. Prominent chimneys. Wood flush-framed multi-paned sashes, casements and plank exterior doors.
INTERIOR: Interior not inspected but thought to be plain as originally workers cottages.
SUBSIDIARY: Directly addresses the 1919 Village Green at the core of the village of Jordans.
HISTORY: Construction of the village of Jordans, an ideal planned community for Quakers, began in 1919 to Fred Rowntree's designs of 1916. This terrace forms a group with the other surviving terraces around the Village Green, those first built at Jordans and intended for workers at Jordans Village Industries.
This terrace is listed for its contribution to the group value of the historically significant Jordans village and as a range of mostly unaltered and well-designed workers housing.
SOURCES: Buildings of England, Buckinghamshire.
Listing NGR: SU9905093535
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